On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

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