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Historical Events In 1961

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Jun 19   In the year 1961 kuwait regains complete independence from Britain  

Jun 19   United Kingdom gives up control of Kuwait on this day in history.  

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   Beatles record Aint She Sweet, Cry for a Shadow, When the Saints Go Marching In, Why, Nobody's Child &My Bonnie, in Hamburg in the year 1961.  

Jun 22   On this day in history betty Elder, actress (Annie Get Your Gun), dies  

Jun 23   On this day in history antarctic Treaty goes into effect  

Jun 23   Franz de Backer, Flemish writer (Rubens' Daughter), dies at 70 in the year 1961.  

Jun 23   On this day in history uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,830 m  

Jun 24   Beatles record "If You Love Me Baby" on this day in history.  

Jun 25   Iraq announces that Kuwait is a part of Iraq (Kuwait disagrees) on this day in history.  

Jun 26   In the year 1961 kenneth F Fearing, US, poet (Afternoon of a pawnbroker), dies at 58  

Jun 27   Paul (II) Guilfoyle, actor (Apache, Final Anaylsis), dies at 58 in the year 1961.  

Jun 28   On this day in history 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   In the year 1961 explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit  

Jun 30   Lee de Forest, inventor (Electron Tube), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 1961 haleakala National Park established in Hawaii  

Jul 02   Ernest Hemingway shot himself to death in Ketchum Idaho on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Ernest Hemingway, writer, commits suicide at 61 in the year 1961.  

Jul 04   Franklyn Farnum, dies of cancer at 83 in the year 1961.  

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   Portuguese steamer "Save" breaks up off Mozambique, 227 die in the year 1961.  

Jul 09   Alan Marshal, actor (Lydia, Irene, Exile Express), dies at 52 in the year 1961.  

Jul 11   In the year 1961 30th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 in 10 at Candlestick Pk, SF  

Jul 13   In the year 1961 arnold Schoenberg Austrian-US composer (Second Quartet), dies at 86  

Jul 14   Astro's Eddie Matthews hits HR #500 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Tippecanoe Golf Open on this day in history.  

Jul 16   On this day in history [Louise] Sophie M E de Vries, actress (English Prof), dies at 88  

Jul 17   In the year 1961 john Chancellor becomes news anchor of the Today Show  

Jul 17   In the year 1961 ty Cobb Detroit Tiger hall of fame baseball player, dies at 75  

Jul 17   On this day in history ty Cobb, baseball great (Det Tigers), dies of cancer at 74  

Jul 18   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 in the year 1961.  

Jul 18   Kit Guard, dies of cancer at 67 in the year 1961.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1961

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1961 birth of todd Haynes, American film director  

Jan 03   In the year 1961 birth of erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of lee Curreri, NYC, actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame)  

Jan 05   Curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96) was born in the year 1961.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of andrew Thomson, Australian politician  

Jan 07   In the year 1961 birth of supriya Pathak, Indian actress  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of john Thune, American politician  

Jan 09   Oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter was born in the year 1961.  

Famous Deaths In 1961

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1961 bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for S Afr 1922-31), dies  

Jan 04   In the year 1961 barry Fitzgerald, actor (Going My Way), dies at 72  

Jan 06   In the year 1961 regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76  

Jan 07   Clarice Baright, 1st woman admitted to American Bar Assn, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1961 death of emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867)  

Jan 10   Dashiell Hammett, US detective writer (Thin Man, Maltese Falcon), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883) died in the year 1961.  

Jan 14   On this day in history ernest Thesiger, actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81  

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