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Historical Events In 1961

Sunday, 17 October 2021

Jan 18   Zanzibar's Afro-Shirazi party wins 1 seat by a single vote & parliament by a single seat in the year 1961.  

Jan 19   1st episode for "Dick Van Dyke Show" is filmed in the year 1961.  

Jan 19   In the year 1961 the first episode for "The Dick Van Dyke Show" is filmed  

Jan 20   Arthur M Ramsay becomes archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

Jan 20   John Fitzgerald Kennedy began his presidency with inauguration ceremonies on the newly renovated east front of the Capitol in the year 1961.  

Jan 20   On this day in history robert Frost recites "The Gift Outright" at JFK's inauguration  

Jan 20   On this day in history yugoslav ex-Vice-President Milovan Djilas flees  

Jan 21   "Conquering Hero" closes at ANTA Theater New York City NY after 8 performances in the year 1961.  

Jan 21   "Conquering Hero" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 8 performances in the year 1961.  

Jan 21   On this day in history john Joseph Becker, composer, dies a day before 75th birthday  

Jan 21   Portuguese rebels seize cruise ship Santa Maria on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history supreme Court rules cities &states have right to censor films  

Jan 23   On this day in history venezuela adopts constitution  

Jan 24   Edward Albee's "American Dream," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history the birth of Nastassja Kinski, German actress  

Jan 24   On this day in history willem J M van Eysinga, people rights scholar, dies at 82  

Jan 25   1st live, nationally televised presidential news conference (JFK) on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1961 military coup in El Salvador  

Jan 25   President John F. Kennedy makes history by holding the first presidential news conference simulcast live on radio and TV on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1961 the first live, nationally televised Presidential news conference (JFK)  

Jan 25   Walt Disney's "101 Dalmations" released in the year 1961.  

Jan 26   "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley peaks to #1 in the year 1961.  

Jan 26   Morris Nichols, cricketer (41 wkts in 14 Tests for Eng 1930-39), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 27   "Sing Along with Mitch" [Miller] premieres on NBC TV on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Republic of Rwanda proclaimed in the year 1961.  

Jan 29   US female Figure Skating championship won by Laurence Owen in the year 1961.  

Jan 29   US male Figure Skating championship won by Bradley Lord on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Bobby Darin is youngest performer to headline a TV special on NBC on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1961 jFK asks for an Alliance for Progress &Peace Corps  

Jan 31   David Ben-Gurion resigns as premier of Israel on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history ham is first primate in space (158 miles) aboard Mercury/Redstone 2  

Jan 31   Kanhai completes twin tons (117 &115) vs Australia at Adelaide on this day in history.  

Jan 31   In the year 1961 nATO secretary-General Paul-Henri Spaak says he'll resign  

Jan 31   In the year 1961 uSAF launches Samos spy satellite to replace U-2 flights  

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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   In the year 1961 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 in the year 1961.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1961.  

Jan 09   Emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867) died in the year 1961.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1961 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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