Historical Events In 1961
Monday, 03 August 2020
Jun 19 In the year 1961 kuwait regains complete independence from Britain
Jun 19 United Kingdom gives up control of Kuwait in the year 1961.
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 Beatles record Aint She Sweet, Cry for a Shadow, When the Saints Go Marching In, Why, Nobody's Child &My Bonnie, in Hamburg in the year 1961.
Jun 22 Betty Elder, actress (Annie Get Your Gun), dies in the year 1961.
Jun 23 Antarctic Treaty goes into effect on this day in history.
Jun 23 In the year 1961 franz de Backer, Flemish writer (Rubens' Daughter), dies at 70
Jun 23 On this day in history uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,830 m
Jun 24 On this day in history beatles record "If You Love Me Baby"
Jun 25 Iraq announces that Kuwait is a part of Iraq (Kuwait disagrees) on this day in history.
Jun 26 In the year 1961 kenneth F Fearing, US, poet (Afternoon of a pawnbroker), dies at 58
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 In the year 1961 launch of Transit 4a, with first nuclear power supply (SNAP-3)
Jun 30 Explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit on this day in history.
Jun 30 On this day in history 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 In the year 1961 ernest Hemingway, writer, commits suicide at 61
Jul 04 In the year 1961 franklyn Farnum, dies of cancer at 83
Jul 06 On this day in history cuno Amiet, Swiss painter, dies at 93
Jul 08 In the year 1961 julian Bautista, composer, dies at 60
Jul 08 On this day in history portuguese steamer "Save" breaks up off Mozambique, 227 die
Jul 09 Alan Marshal, actor (Lydia, Irene, Exile Express), dies at 52 in the year 1961.
Jul 11 30th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 in 10 at Candlestick Pk, SF in the year 1961.
Jul 13 Arnold Schoenberg Austrian-US composer (Second Quartet), dies at 86 in the year 1961.
Jul 14 Astro's Eddie Matthews hits HR #500 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1961.
Jul 17 On this day in history john Chancellor becomes news anchor of the Today Show
Jul 17 In the year 1961 ty Cobb Detroit Tiger hall of fame baseball player, dies at 75
Jul 17 On this day in history ty Cobb, baseball great (Det Tigers), dies of cancer at 74
Jul 18 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 in the year 1961.
Jul 18 Kit Guard, dies of cancer at 67 in the year 1961.