Historical Events In 1961
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Jun 19 In the year 1961 united Kingdom gives up control of Kuwait
Jun 19 US Supreme Court struck down a provision in Md's constitution requiring state office holders to believe in God in the year 1961.
Jun 22 In the year 1961 beatles record Aint She Sweet, Cry for a Shadow, When the Saints Go Marching In, Why, Nobody's Child &My Bonnie, in Hamburg
Jun 22 Betty Elder, actress (Annie Get Your Gun), dies on this day in history.
Jun 23 Antarctic Treaty goes into effect in the year 1961.
Jun 23 Franz de Backer, Flemish writer (Rubens' Daughter), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Jun 23 In the year 1961 uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,830 m
Jun 24 In the year 1961 beatles record "If You Love Me Baby"
Jun 25 On this day in history iraq announces that Kuwait is a part of Iraq (Kuwait disagrees)
Jun 26 Kenneth F Fearing, US, poet (Afternoon of a pawnbroker), dies at 58 on this day in history.
Jun 27 On this day in history paul (II) Guilfoyle, actor (Apache, Final Anaylsis), dies at 58
Jun 28 Phils & SF set then record longest night game (5h11m) 7-7 15 inn tie on this day in history.
Jun 29 Launch of Transit 4a, with first nuclear power supply (SNAP-3) in the year 1961.
Jun 30 In the year 1961 explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit
Jun 30 In the year 1961 lee de Forest, inventor (Electron Tube), dies at 87
Jul 01 Haleakala National Park established in Hawaii in the year 1961.
Jul 02 Ernest Hemingway shot himself to death in Ketchum Idaho on this day in history.
Jul 02 On this day in history ernest Hemingway, writer, commits suicide at 61
Jul 04 Franklyn Farnum, dies of cancer at 83 in the year 1961.
Jul 06 On this day in history cuno Amiet, Swiss painter, dies at 93
Jul 08 Julian Bautista, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Jul 08 Portuguese steamer "Save" breaks up off Mozambique, 227 die in the year 1961.
Jul 09 On this day in history alan Marshal, actor (Lydia, Irene, Exile Express), dies at 52
Jul 11 30th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 in 10 at Candlestick Pk, SF on this day in history.
Jul 13 In the year 1961 arnold Schoenberg Austrian-US composer (Second Quartet), dies at 86
Jul 14 Astro's Eddie Matthews hits HR #500 in the year 1961.
Jul 16 In the year 1961 kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Tippecanoe Golf Open
Jul 16 [Louise] Sophie M E de Vries, actress (English Prof), dies at 88 on this day in history.
Jul 17 John Chancellor becomes news anchor of the Today Show on this day in history.
Jul 17 Ty Cobb Detroit Tiger hall of fame baseball player, dies at 75 in the year 1961.
Jul 17 Ty Cobb, baseball great (Det Tigers), dies of cancer at 74 in the year 1961.
Jul 18 In the year 1961 commissioner Ford Frick rules Babe Ruth's record of 60 HR in 154-game sched in 1927, must be broken in 1st 154 of 162 games
Jul 18 Kit Guard, dies of cancer at 67 on this day in history.
Jul 19 On this day in history the first in-flight movie shown (TWA)