Historical Events In 1961
Friday, 18 September 2020
Jun 19 Kuwait regains complete independence from Britain on this day in history.
Jun 19 United Kingdom gives up control of Kuwait in the year 1961.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 22 In the year 1961 betty Elder, actress (Annie Get Your Gun), dies
Jun 23 Antarctic Treaty goes into effect in the year 1961.
Jun 23 Franz de Backer, Flemish writer (Rubens' Daughter), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Jun 23 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,830 m on this day in history.
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) in the year 1961.
Jun 26 In the year 1961 kenneth F Fearing, US, poet (Afternoon of a pawnbroker), dies at 58
Jun 27 On this day in history paul (II) Guilfoyle, actor (Apache, Final Anaylsis), dies at 58
Jun 28 Phils & SF set then record longest night game (5h11m) 7-7 15 inn tie on this day in history.
Jun 29 In the year 1961 launch of Transit 4a, with first nuclear power supply (SNAP-3)
Jun 30 Explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit in the year 1961.
Jun 30 Lee de Forest, inventor (Electron Tube), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Jul 01 Haleakala National Park established in Hawaii in the year 1961.
Jul 02 On this day in history ernest Hemingway shot himself to death in Ketchum Idaho
Jul 02 On this day in history ernest Hemingway, writer, commits suicide at 61
Jul 04 In the year 1961 franklyn Farnum, dies of cancer at 83
Jul 06 On this day in history cuno Amiet, Swiss painter, dies at 93
Jul 08 Julian Bautista, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 13 Arnold Schoenberg Austrian-US composer (Second Quartet), dies at 86 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1961 [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 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 on this day in history.
Jul 18 Kit Guard, dies of cancer at 67 in the year 1961.