On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1970

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jim Bunning becomes 2nd (Cy Young) to win 100 games in both leagues

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher and Senator Jim Bunning
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher and Senator
Jim Bunning
  • Tony Perez becomes 1st to hit a HR in red seats at Riverfront
  • Two Royal Ulster Constabulary officers are killed by the Irish Republican Army when they set off a booby trap bomb planted in a car near Crossmaglen, County Armagh

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Bell, English musician (Ride, Hurricane #1, Oasis)
1970 Highlights

About August 11, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo