Historical Events In 1961
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Dec 08 In the year 1961 antwerp Belgium diocese forms
Dec 08 Surfin’, The Beach Boys first record, was released on Candix Records. It became a local hit in Los Angeles on this day in history.
Dec 08 On this day in history william Beatton Moonie, composer, dies at 78
Dec 09 "From the Second City" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 87 perfs on this day in history.
Dec 09 SS Colonel Adolf Eichman found guilty of war crimes in Israel on this day in history.
Dec 09 In the year 1961 tanganyika gains independence from Britain takes name Tanzania
Dec 11 "Please, Mr. Postman" by Marvelettes, released on this day in history.
Dec 11 Adolf Eichman is found guilty of war crimes, in Israel on this day in history.
Dec 11 On this day in history elvis Presley's "Blue Hawaii," album goes to #1 and stays #1 for 20 wks
Dec 11 On this day in history jFK provides US military helicopters and crews to South Vietnam
Dec 12 Daiun Sogaku Harada, Zen founder of Sanbo Kyodan lineage, dies at 91 on this day in history.
Dec 12 Ham radio satellite Oscar 1 launched with military Discoverer 36 on this day in history.
Dec 12 Martin Luther King Jr & 700 demonstrators arrested in Albany GA on this day in history.
Dec 13 In the year 1961 beatles sign a formal agreement to be managed by Brian Epstein
Dec 13 On this day in history grandma [Anna M] Moses, US painter, dies at 101
Dec 14 Jimmy Dean's "Big Bad John" is 1st country song to get a gold record on this day in history.
Dec 15 In the year 1961 adolf Eichmann convicted of crimes against humanity in Israel
Dec 15 William "Dummy" Hoy, professional baseball player, dies at 99 in the year 1961.
Dec 16 On this day in history "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC after 55 perfs
Dec 16 On this day in history boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer, dies at 61
Dec 17 In the year 1961 disgruntled employee set fire to a circus tent in Niteroi Brazil
Dec 17 In the year 1961 india seizes Goa and 2 other Portuguese colonies
Dec 17 In the year 1961 marion Perkins, sculptor (Man of Sorrow), dies at 53
Dec 18 Britain's EMI Records originally rejects the Beatles on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1961 india annexes Portuguese colonies of Goa, Damao and Diu
Dec 19 On this day in history british govt begins decimal coin system
Dec 20 On this day in history moss Heart, US dramatist (You can't take it with you), dies at 57
Dec 21 Beatles record "Sweet Georgia Brown" & "Ready Teddy" in the year 1961.
Dec 22 In the year 1961 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Dec 23 On this day in history kICU TV channel 43 in Visalia-Fresno, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
Dec 24 Guy de Lioncourt, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1961.
Dec 24 In the year 1961 houston Oilers beat San Diego Chargers 10-3 in AFL championship game
Dec 25 In the year 1961 rheinhold Rudenberg, inventor of electron microscope, dies
Dec 26 In the year 1961 charlie Frank, cricketer (S Af Test centurion v Aust 1921-22), dies