Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1961

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Sep 16   On this day in history a P F Chapman, cricketer (26 Tests for England), dies  

Sep 17   Adnan Menderes, PM of Turkey (1950-60), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   Dag Hammarskjoeld, UN Sect Gen, dies in an air crash over Congo at 56 on this day in history.  

Sep 19   In the year 1961 betty and Barney Hill claim that they saw a mysterious craft in the sky and that it tried to abduct them.  

Sep 19   Helen Kimble, fictional wife of Dr Richard Kimble (Fugitive) in the year 1961.  

Sep 21   In the year 1961 antonio Abertondo swims English Channel round trip (44 miles)  

Sep 21   In the year 1961 antonio Abertondo swims the English Channel, both ways, in 24 hours, 25 minutes.  

Sep 21   On this day in history earle Dickson, inventor (band-aid), dies at 68  

Sep 22   Antonio Albertondo (Argentina) at 42, completes 1st "double" crossing swim of English Channel in 43 hrs 10 min in the year 1961.  

Sep 22   On this day in history marion Davies, actress (Not So Dumb, 5 & 10), dies of cancer at 64  

Sep 22   Peace Corps established on this day in history.  

Sep 23   1st movie to become a TV series-How to Marry a Millionaire in the year 1961.  

Sep 23   Billy House, actor (Imitation of Life, Bedlam, Egg & I), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Sep 23   First movie to become a TV series-How to Marry a Millionaire on this day in history.  

Sep 24   In the year 1961 sumner Welles, US diplomat (Good Neighbor Policy), dies at 68  

Sep 25   Frank Fay, actor (God's Gift to Women), dies in Santa Monica CA on this day in history.  

Sep 26   On this day in history eily Malyon, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch), dies at 81  

Sep 27   Hilda Doolittle, US poetess (Bid Me to Live), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Sep 27   Sierre Leone becomes the 100th member of the UN in the year 1961.  

Sep 28   In the year 1961 michael Shepley, actor (Dick & the Duchess), dies at 54  

Sep 28   Syria withdraws from United Arab Republic on this day in history.  

Sep 28   On this day in history uSN Comdr Forrest S Petersen takes X-15 to 30,720 m  

Sep 29   On this day in history reinhard Herbig, German archaeologist, dies at 63  

Oct 01   In the year 1961 a believed extinct volcanco erupts in Tristan da Cunha  

Oct 01   In the year 1961 donald Cook, actor (Too Young To Go Steady), dies at 60  

Oct 01   East & West Cameroon merge as Federal Republic of Cameroon in the year 1961.  

Oct 01   Roger Maris sets record of 61 HRs, last off of Tracy Stallard in the year 1961.  

Oct 02   In the year 1961 reggie Spooner, cricketer (England centurion v S Africa 1912), dies  

Oct 04   In the year 1961 max Weber, Polish/Russ/US painter, dies  

Oct 09   In the year 1961 tanganyika becomes independent within the British Commonwealth  

Oct 09   On this day in history volcano eruptions on Tristan de Cunha (South Atlantic)  

Oct 10   In the year 1961 otis M Smith appointed to Michigan Supreme Court  

Oct 10   On this day in history the entire population of Tristan de Cunha is evacuated, following a volcanic eruption on the South Atlantic island  

Oct 11   Leonard "Chico" Marx, comedian (Marx Brothers), dies at 74 in the year 1961.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | Next Page »

Advertisements

Famous Birthdays In 1961

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of todd Haynes, American film director  

Jan 03   Erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Lee Curreri, NYC, actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame) was born in the year 1961.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)  

Jan 07   In the year 1961 birth of andrew Thomson, Australian politician  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of supriya Pathak, Indian actress  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter  

Famous Deaths In 1961

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for S Afr 1922-31), dies  

Jan 04   On this day in history barry Fitzgerald, actor (Going My Way), dies at 72  

Jan 06   Regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76 in the year 1961.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history death of emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867)  

Jan 10   In the year 1961 dashiell Hammett, US detective writer (Thin Man, Maltese Falcon), dies at 66  

Jan 11   Elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Ernest Thesiger, actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81 in the year 1961.  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is coronavirus a biological weapon?
Yes
No
Don't Know