Historical Events In 1961
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Jun 19 Kuwait regains complete independence from Britain in the year 1961.
Jun 19 On this day in history united Kingdom gives up control of Kuwait
Jun 19 In the year 1961 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 Betty Elder, actress (Annie Get Your Gun), dies in the year 1961.
Jun 23 In the year 1961 antarctic Treaty goes into effect
Jun 23 In the year 1961 franz de Backer, Flemish writer (Rubens' Daughter), dies at 70
Jun 23 In the year 1961 uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,830 m
Jun 24 In the year 1961 beatles record "If You Love Me Baby"
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 In the year 1961 phils & SF set then record longest night game (5h11m) 7-7 15 inn tie
Jun 29 Launch of Transit 4a, with first nuclear power supply (SNAP-3) on this day in history.
Jun 30 Explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit in the year 1961.
Jun 30 Lee de Forest, inventor (Electron Tube), dies at 87 in the year 1961.
Jul 01 Haleakala National Park established in Hawaii in the year 1961.
Jul 02 In the year 1961 ernest Hemingway shot himself to death in Ketchum Idaho
Jul 02 Ernest Hemingway, writer, commits suicide at 61 in the year 1961.
Jul 04 On this day in history franklyn Farnum, dies of cancer at 83
Jul 06 Cuno Amiet, Swiss painter, dies at 93 on this day in history.
Jul 08 Julian Bautista, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1961.
Jul 08 In the year 1961 portuguese steamer "Save" breaks up off Mozambique, 227 die
Jul 09 Alan Marshal, actor (Lydia, Irene, Exile Express), dies at 52 on this day in history.
Jul 11 30th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 in 10 at Candlestick Pk, SF in the year 1961.
Jul 13 In the year 1961 arnold Schoenberg Austrian-US composer (Second Quartet), dies at 86
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 In the year 1961 john Chancellor becomes news anchor of the Today Show
Jul 17 Ty Cobb Detroit Tiger hall of fame baseball player, dies at 75 in the year 1961.
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 In the year 1961 kit Guard, dies of cancer at 67