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In 1961, Roger Maris of the New York Yankees ties Babe Ruth’s 34-year-old record with his 60th homer. See more sports moments from this date:

    In 1956, the first trans-Atlantic telephone cable officially went into service with a three-way ceremonial call between New York, Ottawa and L…

      In 1960, the USS Enterprise, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was launched at Newport News, Virginia, and more events that happened…

        Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Barbara Walters, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Donald Glover, Mark Hamill, …

          In 1962, Sonny Liston knocks out Floyd Patterson at 2:06 of the first round to win the world heavyweight title. See more sports moments from t…

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