Historical Events In 1961
Tuesday, 05 July 2022
Jun 19 Kuwait regains complete independence from Britain on this day in history.
Jun 19 In the year 1961 united Kingdom gives up control of Kuwait
Jun 19 On this day in history uS Supreme Court struck down a provision in Md's constitution requiring state office holders to believe in God
Jun 22 On this day in history beatles record Aint She Sweet, Cry for a Shadow, When the Saints Go Marching In, Why, Nobody's Child &My Bonnie, in Hamburg
Jun 22 In the year 1961 betty Elder, actress (Annie Get Your Gun), dies
Jun 23 Antarctic Treaty goes into effect on this day in history.
Jun 23 Franz de Backer, Flemish writer (Rubens' Daughter), dies at 70 in the year 1961.
Jun 23 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,830 m on this day in history.
Jun 24 Beatles record "If You Love Me Baby" on this day in history.
Jun 25 In the year 1961 iraq announces that Kuwait is a part of Iraq (Kuwait disagrees)
Jun 26 On this day in history kenneth F Fearing, US, poet (Afternoon of a pawnbroker), dies at 58
Jun 27 In the year 1961 paul (II) Guilfoyle, actor (Apache, Final Anaylsis), dies at 58
Jun 28 In the year 1961 phils & SF set then record longest night game (5h11m) 7-7 15 inn tie
Jun 29 On this day in history launch of Transit 4a, with first nuclear power supply (SNAP-3)
Jun 30 On this day in history explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit
Jun 30 Lee de Forest, inventor (Electron Tube), dies at 87 in the year 1961.
Jul 01 On this day in history haleakala National Park established in Hawaii
Jul 02 On this day in history ernest Hemingway shot himself to death in Ketchum Idaho
Jul 02 In the year 1961 ernest Hemingway, writer, commits suicide at 61
Jul 04 In the year 1961 franklyn Farnum, dies of cancer at 83
Jul 06 In the year 1961 cuno Amiet, Swiss painter, dies at 93
Jul 08 Julian Bautista, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1961.
Jul 08 On this day in history portuguese steamer "Save" breaks up off Mozambique, 227 die
Jul 09 Alan Marshal, actor (Lydia, Irene, Exile Express), dies at 52 in the year 1961.
Jul 11 30th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 in 10 at Candlestick Pk, SF on this day in history.
Jul 13 Arnold Schoenberg Austrian-US composer (Second Quartet), dies at 86 in the year 1961.
Jul 14 On this day in history astro's Eddie Matthews hits HR #500
Jul 16 Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Tippecanoe Golf Open on this day in history.
Jul 16 [Louise] Sophie M E de Vries, actress (English Prof), dies at 88 in the year 1961.
Jul 17 John Chancellor becomes news anchor of the Today Show on this day in history.
Jul 17 On this day in history ty Cobb Detroit Tiger hall of fame baseball player, dies at 75
Jul 17 In the year 1961 ty Cobb, baseball great (Det Tigers), dies of cancer at 74
Jul 18 In the year 1961 commissioner Ford Frick rules Babe Ruth's record of 60 HR in 154-game sched in 1927, must be broken in 1st 154 of 162 games
Jul 18 Kit Guard, dies of cancer at 67 on this day in history.