Historical Events In 1961
Monday, 28 September 2020
Feb 20 Otto E Huiswoud, [Frank Billings], editor (Negro Worker), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Feb 21 Blaise Cendrars, [Frederic Sauser-Hall], Switz, poet, dies at 73 in the year 1961.
Feb 21 Friedrich Dürrenmatt's "Die Physiker," premieres in Zürich in the year 1961.
Feb 21 On this day in history gabon adopts constitution
Feb 21 In the year 1961 mercury-Atlas 2 reentry test reaches 172 km
Feb 22 George de las Cuevas Bustillo y Teheran, Chilean marquis, dies at 75 in the year 1961.
Feb 23 Wilf Ferguson, cricket leg spinner (34 wickets for West Indies), dies in the year 1961.
Feb 24 In the year 1961 explorer (10) fails to reach Earth orbit
Feb 25 On this day in history niagara ends St Bonaventura's 99-game home basketball win streak
Feb 26 Karl Albiker, German sculptor (Problem of the Plastic), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1961 mohammed V, King of Morocco, dies.
Feb 27 Platt Adams, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1912), dies on this day in history.
Feb 27 On this day in history the first congress of the Spanish Trade Union Organisation is inaugurated.
Feb 28 On this day in history jFK names Henry Kissinger special advisor
Feb 28 In the year 1961 joris Vriamont, Flemish writer/music publisher, dies at 64
Mar 01 President Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps on this day in history.
Mar 01 On this day in history seventh cholera pandemic in Worldwide
Mar 01 In the year 1961 the Peace Corps is established by US President John F. Kennedy.
Mar 03 King Hassan II's ascends to throne of Morocco in the year 1961.
Mar 06 1st London minicabs introduced on this day in history.
Mar 06 Dutch guilder revalued 4.74% in the year 1961.
Mar 06 In the year 1961 dutch Queen Juliana celebrates 12½ year government jubilee
Mar 06 On this day in history george Formby, British singer/comedian, dies at 56
Mar 06 London introduces minicabs on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1961 englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter, dies at 42
Mar 08 On this day in history jean Kerr's "Mary, Mary," premieres in NYC
Mar 08 In the year 1961 thomas Beecham, English conductor (Last Night of the Prom), dies at 81
Mar 08 On this day in history uS nuclear submarine Patrick Henry arrives at Scottish naval base of Holy Loch from South Carolina in a record underseas journey of 66 days 22 hours
Mar 09 On this day in history first animal returned from space, dog named Blackie aboard Sputnik 9
Mar 09 On this day in history mine cave-in in Japan, kills 72
Mar 09 On this day in history sputnik 9 carries Chernushka (dog) into orbit
Mar 09 Supremes release "I Want A Guy" & "Never Again" on this day in history.
Mar 12 On this day in history belinda Lee, actress (Joseph & his Brethren), dies in car crash at 25
Mar 13 Elizabeth Gurley Finn (70) becomes pres of US Communist Party on this day in history.