What Happened on November 22, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Frank Robinson is 1st to win MVPs in both major leagues

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Producers Albert Broccoli & Harry Saltzman announce expensive publicity campaign to make Sean Connery (James Bond) a star

Sports record brokenNBA Record

St Louis Hawk Bob Pettit sets NBA record, hitting 19 of 19 free throws

NBA Forward Bob Pettit
NBA Forward
Bob Pettit

Famous Birthdays

  • Joel Ashley Edwards, PGA golfer (1992 BC Open-2nd), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Mariel Hemingway, Ketchum Id, actress (Personal Best, Civil Wars)
  • Randal L. Schwartz, American computer programmer
  • Stephen Hough, British concert pianist