Historical Events In 1961
Monday, 04 July 2022
Aug 13 Construction of the Berlin Wall begins in East Germany on this day in history.
Aug 13 On this day in history construction on Berlin Wall begins in East Germany (Dark day)
Aug 14 Clarke Ashton Smith, sci-fi author (Lost Worlds), dies at 68 in the year 1961.
Aug 16 250,000 West Berliners demonstrate against East Berlin in the year 1961.
Aug 17 Building of the Berlin Wall begins on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history carlos Leon Salzedo, composer, dies at 76
Aug 17 In the year 1961 kennedy administration establishes Alliance for Progress
Aug 18 Construction on Berlin Wall completed on this day in history.
Aug 18 In the year 1961 learned Hand, Chief judge of US court of Appeals, dies at 89
Aug 20 In the year 1961 vilhjalmur Stefansson, Arctic explorer, dies at 82
Aug 21 Australian TV current affairs program Four Corners makes TV debut in the year 1961.
Aug 21 Jomo Kenyatta freed in Kenya in the year 1961.
Aug 23 In the year 1961 uS lunar probe Ranger 1 reaches 190 km from Earth, falls back
Aug 24 Former nazi leader Johannes Vorster becomes South Africa's minister of justice (if the shoe fits...) on this day in history.
Aug 26 Official Intl Hockey Hall of Fame opens in Toronto in the year 1961.
Aug 27 Francis the Talking Mule is mystery guest on "What's My Line" in the year 1961.
Aug 27 In the year 1961 francis the Talking Mule is the mystery guest on "What's My Line"
Aug 28 In the year 1961 thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies
Aug 30 In the year 1961 1st Negro judge of a US District Court confirmed-JB Parsons
Aug 30 Charles Coburn, actor (Heaven Can Wait, Idiot's Delight), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Aug 30 The first Negro judge of a US District Court confirmed-JB Parsons in the year 1961.
Sep 01 Eero Saarinen, Finnish/US architect (Dulles Airport), dies at 51 in the year 1961.
Sep 01 On this day in history uSSR tests nuclear bombs in central Asia
Sep 02 Greet Koeman, Dutch singer, dies at 54 in the year 1961.
Sep 04 In the year 1961 uS authorizes Agency for International Development
Sep 05 In the year 1961 ernest Bock, cricketer (Test for S Africa, 1935), dies
Sep 07 Pieter S Gerbrandy, lawyer/premier to London 1940-5, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Sep 10 75th US Womens Tennis: Darlene R Hard beats Ann Haydon Jones (63 64) in the year 1961.
Sep 10 In the year 1961 leo Carrillo, actor (Pancho-Cisco Kid), dies at 81
Sep 11 In the year 1961 bob Dylan's first NY performance
Sep 12 NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 34,840 m in the year 1961.
Sep 13 "Car 54 Where are You?" premiers on TV in the year 1961.
Sep 13 Unmanned Mercury-Atlas 4 launched into Earth orbit in the year 1961.
Sep 15 Hurricane Carla strikes Texas with winds of 175 mph in the year 1961.