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Historical Events In 1961

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Apr 20   Revolt in the South African country of Angola on this day in history.  

Apr 20   In the year 1961 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gave approval for FM stereo broadcasting  

Apr 21   In the year 1961 dirk U Suffocated chosen as sec-gen of NATO  

Apr 21   French army revolts in Algeria in the year 1961.  

Apr 21   On this day in history james Melton opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57  

Apr 21   James Melton, opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Apr 21   In the year 1961 uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,000 m  

Apr 22   Maria Radulphus, [Adrian Hermus], Curacao school inspector, dies at 91 in the year 1961.  

Apr 22   On this day in history uprising of French parachutist of Gen Salan/Challe in Algeria  

Apr 23   "Tenderloin" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 216 performances in the year 1961.  

Apr 24   On this day in history general de Gaulle of France order a blockade of Algeria  

Apr 24   JFK accepts "sole responsibility" following Bay of Pigs in the year 1961.  

Apr 24   In the year 1961 lee Moran, actor (Circus Clown), dies of heart ailment at 72  

Apr 24   On this day in history sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers struck out 18 batters in a game this day, becoming the first major-league pitcher to do so on two different occasions.  

Apr 24   The Vasa, which sunk on her maiden voyage in 1628, is raised on this day in history.  

Apr 25   "Young Abe Lincoln" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 27 perfs on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Hans F Blunck, writer, dies in the year 1961.  

Apr 25   Mercury/Atlas rocket lifted off with an electronic mannequin in the year 1961.  

Apr 25   Robert Noyce patents integrated circuit on this day in history.  

Apr 25   On this day in history unmanned Mercury test explodes on launch pad  

Apr 26   French paratroopers' revolt suppressed in Algeria in the year 1961.  

Apr 26   In the year 1961 gail Russell, actress (Calcutta, Moonrise, El Paso), dies at 36  

Apr 26   In the year 1961 roger Maris' first of 61 homers that year  

Apr 27   In the year 1961 nASA launches Explorer 11 into Earth orbit to study gamma rays  

Apr 27   On this day in history roy Del Ruth, director (About Face, Folies Bergere), dies at 67  

Apr 27   Sierra Leone, in Africa, becomes an independent republic on this day in history.  

Apr 27   UK grants Sierra Leone independence in the year 1961.  

Apr 28   Lt Col Gueorgui Mossolov takes E-66A to 34,714 m altitude on this day in history.  

Apr 29   ABC's "Wide World of Sports, debuts on this day in history.  

Apr 30   In the year 1961 the first Airline shuttle flights between Wash DC, Boston & NYC begin (Eastern)  

May 01   Fidel Castro announces there will be no more elections in Cuba on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird)  

May 01   In the year 1961 tanganyika granted full internal self-government by Britain  

May 01   The first US airplane hijacked to Cuba on this day in history.  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1961 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 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   Barry Fitzgerald, actor (Going My Way), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1961 regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76  

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   On this day in history 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   Ernest Thesiger, actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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