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Historical Events In 1961

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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   In the year 1961 1st episode for "Dick Van Dyke Show" is filmed  

Jan 19   On this day in history the first episode for "The Dick Van Dyke Show" is filmed  

Jan 20   Arthur M Ramsay becomes archbishop of Canterbury in the year 1961.  

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

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   In the year 1961 "Conquering Hero" closes at ANTA Theater New York City NY after 8 performances  

Jan 21   "Conquering Hero" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 8 performances on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1961 john Joseph Becker, composer, dies a day before 75th birthday  

Jan 21   Portuguese rebels seize cruise ship Santa Maria in the year 1961.  

Jan 23   In the year 1961 supreme Court rules cities &states have right to censor films  

Jan 23   Venezuela adopts constitution in the year 1961.  

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

Jan 24   The birth of Nastassja Kinski, German actress in the year 1961.  

Jan 24   Willem J M van Eysinga, people rights scholar, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 25   Military coup in El Salvador in the year 1961.  

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

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

Jan 25   Walt Disney's "101 Dalmations" released on this day in history.  

Jan 26   "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley peaks to #1 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   US female Figure Skating championship won by Laurence Owen on this day in history.  

Jan 29   US male Figure Skating championship won by Bradley Lord in the year 1961.  

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

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 in the year 1961.  

Jan 31   Ham is first primate in space (158 miles) aboard Mercury/Redstone 2 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 31   NATO secretary-General Paul-Henri Spaak says he'll resign in the year 1961.  

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   Todd Haynes, American film director was born in the year 1961.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of lee Curreri, NYC, actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame)  

Jan 05   Curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96) was born in the year 1961.  

Jan 07   In the year 1961 birth of andrew Thomson, Australian politician  

Jan 07   In the year 1961 birth of supriya Pathak, Indian actress  

Jan 07   John Thune, American politician was born on this day in history.  

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   Bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for S Afr 1922-31), dies in the year 1961.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76  

Jan 07   Clarice Baright, 1st woman admitted to American Bar Assn, dies at 74 in the year 1961.  

Jan 09   In the year 1961 death of emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867)  

Jan 10   Dashiell Hammett, US detective writer (Thin Man, Maltese Falcon), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   Ernest Thesiger, actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81 in the year 1961.  

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