On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1961

Historical Events

  • Ryne Duren sets AL record with 7 straight strikeouts against Red Sox

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Sorkin, American screenwriter and playwright (A Few Good Men, The West Wing), born in New York City

Person of interestMichael J. Fox

Michael J. Fox, Canadian actor, author, comedian and activist (Family Ties, Back to the Future, Teen Wolf), born in Edmonton, Alberta


Famous Deaths

  • Camille GuĂ©rin, French scientist (b. 1872)
1961 Highlights

About June 9, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini