Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions
Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Historical Events In 1961

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Sep 16   A P F Chapman, cricketer (26 Tests for England), dies in the year 1961.  

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 in the year 1961.  

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   On this day in history helen Kimble, fictional wife of Dr Richard Kimble (Fugitive)  

Sep 21   Antonio Abertondo swims English Channel round trip (44 miles) in the year 1961.  

Sep 21   On this day in history antonio Abertondo swims the English Channel, both ways, in 24 hours, 25 minutes.  

Sep 21   In the year 1961 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   In the year 1961 marion Davies, actress (Not So Dumb, 5 & 10), dies of cancer at 64  

Sep 22   Peace Corps established in the year 1961.  

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 in the year 1961.  

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

Sep 24   On this day in history 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 in the year 1961.  

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

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

Sep 27   On this day in history sierre Leone becomes the 100th member of the UN  

Sep 28   On this day in history michael Shepley, actor (Dick & the Duchess), dies at 54  

Sep 28   Syria withdraws from United Arab Republic in the year 1961.  

Sep 28   USN Comdr Forrest S Petersen takes X-15 to 30,720 m on this day in history.  

Sep 29   Reinhard Herbig, German archaeologist, dies at 63 in the year 1961.  

Oct 01   A believed extinct volcanco erupts in Tristan da Cunha on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Donald Cook, actor (Too Young To Go Steady), dies at 60 in the year 1961.  

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

Oct 01   On this day in history roger Maris sets record of 61 HRs, last off of Tracy Stallard  

Oct 02   On this day in history reggie Spooner, cricketer (England centurion v S Africa 1912), dies  

Oct 04   Max Weber, Polish/Russ/US painter, dies on this day in history.  

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   Otis M Smith appointed to Michigan Supreme Court on this day in history.  

Oct 10   The entire population of Tristan de Cunha is evacuated, following a volcanic eruption on the South Atlantic island in the year 1961.  

Oct 11   On this day in history leonard "Chico" Marx, comedian (Marx Brothers), dies at 74  

« 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   In the year 1961 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   On this day in history birth of lee Curreri, NYC, actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame)  

Jan 05   In the year 1961 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   John Thune, American politician was born in the year 1961.  

Jan 09   Oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter was born in the year 1961.  

Famous Deaths In 1961

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for S Afr 1922-31), dies in the year 1961.  

Jan 04   Barry Fitzgerald, actor (Going My Way), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1961 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

Will Biden be a better president than Trump?
Yes
No
Don't Know