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Historical Events In 1961

Wednesday, 08 February 2023

Jan 01   Largest check issued, National Bank of Chicago to Sears ($960.242 billion) in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 01   On this day in history russia introduces a new ruble worth $1.11  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   Bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for S Afr 1922-31), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   On this day in history hawaii's, then all time low temperature, 14F recorded atop Haleakale  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Adam Clayton Powell elected Chairman of House Education & Labor in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history adam Clayton Powell elected Chairman of House Education &Labor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   The U.S. severs diplomatic relations with Cuba in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history uS breaks diplomatic relations with Cuba  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history barry Fitzgerald, actor (Going My Way), dies at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Longest recorded strike ends-33 years-Danish barbers' assistants on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1961 longest recorded strike ends-33 yrs-Danish barbers' assistants  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1961 the television series Mr. Ed debuts, the first of what would be six seasons of mirth and mayhem centered around a horse that talked but only to his owner, Wilbur Post.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   US breaks diplomatic relations with Cuba on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   In the year 1961 regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   1st NFL Playoff Bowl (runner-up bowl)-Detroit beats Cleveland 17-16 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Clarice Baright, 1st woman admitted to American Bar Assn, dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Trucial States (now UAE) issue their first postage stamps on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   On this day in history bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Yvor Winters  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   On this day in history british police arrest Canadian George Lonsdale and four others for spying at the Royal Navy base in Portland.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   Dashiell Hammett, US detective writer (Thin Man, Maltese Falcon), dies at 66 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   Racial riot at University of Georgia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   On this day in history "Show Girl" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City NY for 100 performances  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   "Show Girl" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 100 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   UN genocide pact goes into effect on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 14   Chic Bear Willard Dewveall becomes 1st NFLer to join AFL in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 14   Ernest Thesiger, actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 15   On this day in history francesco Maria Saraceni, composer, dies at 49  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 15   NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 35-31 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 15   Supremes signed with Motown Records on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 16   In the year 1961 janos Viski, composer, dies at 54  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 16   In the year 1961 russian espionage ring detected in Great Britain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 17   On this day in history eisenhower allegedly orders assassination of Congo's Lumumba  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 17   On this day in history eisenhower allegedly orders the assassination of Congo's Lumumba  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 17   Patrice Lumumba, African revolutionary, murdered at 36 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop) was born in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of lee Curreri, NYC, actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   In the year 1961 birth of andrew Thomson, Australian politician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   In the year 1961 birth of supriya Pathak, Indian actress  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   John Thune, American politician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1961

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1961 bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for S Afr 1922-31), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Barry Fitzgerald, actor (Going My Way), dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   Regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   On this day in history clarice Baright, 1st woman admitted to American Bar Assn, dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   In the year 1961 death of emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   In the year 1961 dashiell Hammett, US detective writer (Thin Man, Maltese Falcon), dies at 66  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   Elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 14   On this day in history ernest Thesiger, actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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