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

Michael 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? 60 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini