Historical Events In 1961
Thursday, 02 July 2020
Dec 08 Antwerp Belgium diocese forms in the year 1961.
Dec 08 On this day in history surfin’, The Beach Boys first record, was released on Candix Records. It became a local hit in Los Angeles
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 in the year 1961.
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 JFK provides US military helicopters and crews to South Vietnam on this day in history.
Dec 12 In the year 1961 daiun Sogaku Harada, Zen founder of Sanbo Kyodan lineage, dies at 91
Dec 12 On this day in history ham radio satellite Oscar 1 launched with military Discoverer 36
Dec 12 Martin Luther King Jr & 700 demonstrators arrested in Albany GA in the year 1961.
Dec 13 Beatles sign a formal agreement to be managed by Brian Epstein on this day in history.
Dec 13 Grandma [Anna M] Moses, US painter, dies at 101 in the year 1961.
Dec 14 In the year 1961 jimmy Dean's "Big Bad John" is 1st country song to get a gold record
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 on this day in history.
Dec 16 In the year 1961 "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC after 55 perfs
Dec 16 Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1961.
Dec 17 In the year 1961 disgruntled employee set fire to a circus tent in Niteroi Brazil
Dec 17 India seizes Goa and 2 other Portuguese colonies in the year 1961.
Dec 17 Marion Perkins, sculptor (Man of Sorrow), dies at 53 on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1961 britain's EMI Records originally rejects the Beatles
Dec 18 India annexes Portuguese colonies of Goa, Damao and Diu in the year 1961.
Dec 19 On this day in history british govt begins decimal coin system
Dec 20 In the year 1961 moss Heart, US dramatist (You can't take it with you), dies at 57
Dec 21 In the year 1961 beatles record "Sweet Georgia Brown" & "Ready Teddy"
Dec 22 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Dec 23 In the year 1961 kICU TV channel 43 in Visalia-Fresno, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
Dec 24 Guy de Lioncourt, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 26 In the year 1961 charlie Frank, cricketer (S Af Test centurion v Aust 1921-22), dies