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Historical Events In 1961

Sunday, 07 March 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 in the year 1961.  

Dec 08   In the year 1961 william Beatton Moonie, composer, dies at 78  

Dec 09   In the year 1961 "From the Second City" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 87 perfs  

Dec 09   SS Colonel Adolf Eichman found guilty of war crimes in Israel in the year 1961.  

Dec 09   Tanganyika gains independence from Britain takes name Tanzania in the year 1961.  

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 in the year 1961.  

Dec 11   On this day in history elvis Presley's "Blue Hawaii," album goes to #1 and stays #1 for 20 wks  

Dec 11   JFK provides US military helicopters and crews to South Vietnam on this day in history.  

Dec 12   Daiun Sogaku Harada, Zen founder of Sanbo Kyodan lineage, dies at 91 in the year 1961.  

Dec 12   Ham radio satellite Oscar 1 launched with military Discoverer 36 on this day in history.  

Dec 12   In the year 1961 martin Luther King Jr & 700 demonstrators arrested in Albany GA  

Dec 13   Beatles sign a formal agreement to be managed by Brian Epstein on this day in history.  

Dec 13   In the year 1961 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 in the year 1961.  

Dec 15   In the year 1961 adolf Eichmann convicted of crimes against humanity in Israel  

Dec 15   In the year 1961 william "Dummy" Hoy, professional baseball player, dies at 99  

Dec 16   In the year 1961 "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 in the year 1961.  

Dec 18   On this day in history india annexes Portuguese colonies of Goa, Damao and Diu  

Dec 19   On this day in history british govt begins decimal coin system  

Dec 20   Moss Heart, US dramatist (You can't take it with you), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Dec 21   On this day in history beatles record "Sweet Georgia Brown" & "Ready Teddy"  

Dec 22   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1961.  

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   Houston Oilers beat San Diego Chargers 10-3 in AFL championship game on this day in history.  

Dec 25   Rheinhold Rudenberg, inventor of electron microscope, dies in the year 1961.  

Dec 26   Charlie Frank, cricketer (S Af Test centurion v Aust 1921-22), dies in the year 1961.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1961

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Todd Haynes, American film director was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop)  

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   Andrew Thomson, Australian politician was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1961 barry Fitzgerald, actor (Going My Way), dies at 72  

Jan 06   Regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   Emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history death of elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883)  

Jan 14   On this day in history ernest Thesiger, actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81  

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