On This Day

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 and 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

  • Mariel Hemingway, Ketchum Id, actress (Personal Best, Civil Wars)
  • Randal L. Schwartz, American computer programmer
  • Stephen Hough, British concert pianist