Historical Events In 1961
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Mar 13 On this day in history elizabeth Gurley Finn (70) becomes president of US Communist Party
Mar 13 Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 6 to retain heavyweight boxing title in the year 1961.
Mar 13 JFK sets up the Alliance for Progress in the year 1961.
Mar 13 In the year 1961 landslide in USSR, kills 145
Mar 13 On this day in history major-General Allard the first Canadian to command a British army division
Mar 13 On this day in history old type, black & white notes cease to be legal tender
Mar 13 In the year 1961 pablo Picasso (79) marries his model Jacqueline Rocque (37)
Mar 14 In the year 1961 akiba Rubinstein, Polish chess player (opening theorist), dies at 78
Mar 14 On this day in history george Weiss becomes pres of NY Mets
Mar 14 Revised version of the New Testament published in the year 1961.
Mar 15 South Africa withdrews from British Commonwealth on this day in history.
Mar 16 In the year 1961 jaguar Cars Ltd. introduced the XK-E, or E-Type, at the Geneva Auto Show. Th E-Type was the successor to the C- and D-Type Jaguar that had earned the company’s reputation for racing excellenc
Mar 17 In the year 1961 south Africa leaves British Commonwealth
Mar 17 Suzanna Salter, 1st US female mayor/temperance leader, dies at 101 on this day in history.
Mar 18 On this day in history poppin' Fresh Pillsbury Dough Boy introduced
Mar 19 In the year 1961 edric Cundell, composer, dies at 68
Mar 21 In the year 1961 beatles' first appearance at the Cavern Club
Mar 23 On this day in history a C Russell, cricketer (10 Tests for England 910 runs), dies
Mar 24 In the year 1961 nY Senate approves $55M for a baseball stadium at Flushing Meadows
Mar 25 Elvis Presley performs live on the USS Arizona in the year 1961.
Mar 25 Explorer 10 launched into elongated Earth orbit (177/181,000 km) in the year 1961.
Mar 25 Sputnik 10 carries a dog into Earth orbit; later recovered in the year 1961.
Mar 27 In the year 1961 belgian government of Eyskens resigns
Mar 27 In the year 1961 failed assassination attempt on King Saif al-Islam Achmad of Yemen
Mar 27 On this day in history jack Kane, orch leader (Steve & Eydie, Andy Williams Show), dies at 37
Mar 29 In the year 1961 23rd Amendment is ratified, allows Washington DC residents to vote for President
Mar 29 On this day in history 23rd Amendment ratified, allows Wash DC residents to vote for pres
Mar 29 After a 4˝ year trial Nelson Mandela is acquitted on treason charge in the year 1961.
Mar 30 NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 169,600' (51,690 m) in the year 1961.
Mar 30 In the year 1961 nASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 169,600' (51,690 meter)
Mar 30 P J Melotte, discovered Jupiter's 8th satellite Pasiphae, dies on this day in history.
Mar 31 In the year 1961 aklilou Habtewold becomes 1st premier of Ethiopia
Mar 31 On this day in history aklilou Habtewold becomes first premier of Ethiopia
Mar 31 In the year 1961 seerp Anema, Dutch poet/writer (Modern Art & Degenerating), dies at 85