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Historical Events In 1961

Monday, 03 October 2022

Dec 27   "Subways Are for Sleeping" opens at St James Theater NYC for 205 perfs in the year 1961.  

Dec 28   On this day in history edith Bolling Galt Wilson, 1st lady (1915-21), dies at 89  

Dec 28   Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana," premieres in NYC in the year 1961.  

Dec 30   In the year 1961 jacobus "Ko" van den Bosch, Dutch actor (Amsterdamned)/dir, dies at 53  

Dec 30   On this day in history moscow: premier of Dmitri Sjostakovitch' 4th Symphony (out 1936)  

Dec 31   First performance of the Beach Boys in the year 1961.  

Dec 31   On this day in history marshall Plan expires after distributing more than $12 billion  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of andrew Thomson, Australian politician  

Jan 07   Supriya Pathak, Indian actress was born in the year 1961.  

Jan 07   John Thune, American politician was born in the year 1961.  

Jan 09   In the year 1961 birth of oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter  

Famous Deaths In 1961

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Jan 04   Barry Fitzgerald, actor (Going My Way), dies at 72 in the year 1961.  

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   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 in the year 1961.  

Jan 14   In the year 1961 ernest Thesiger, actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81  

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