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.