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Historical Events In 1961

Friday, 21 January 2022

Jul 19   In the year 1961 the first in-flight movie shown (TWA)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 21   Launch of Mercury 4 (Liberty Bell) with Grissom in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 22   WBNB TV channel 10 in Charlotte Amaile, VI (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 23   On this day in history betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 23   On this day in history esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 24   On this day in history a US commercial plane is hijacked to Cuba  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 24   On this day in history edwin Newman becomes news anchor of the Today Show  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 25   In the year 1961 maris hits home runs 37, 38, 39 & 40 in a double header  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 27   Theodore Chanler, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 29   On this day in history wallis & Futuna Islands become a French overseas territory  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 30   In the year 1961 43rd PGA Championship: Jerry Barber shoots a 277 at Olympia Fields IL  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 01   Beatles first gig as house band of Liverpool's Cavern Club in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 02   Beatles 1st gig as house band of Liverpool's Cavern Club on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 02   Beatles first gig as house band of Liverpool's Cavern Club on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 02   Giovanni B Angioletti, Italian writer (I grandi ospiti), dies at 64 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 02   St Louis Cards (NFL) beat Toronto Argonauts (CFL) 36-7 in Toronto in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 04   108ø F, Spokane, WA on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 04   108F, Spokane, WA in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 04   In the year 1961 spokane, Washington reaches 108 degrees Fahrenheit  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 05   On this day in history eva JC Beck, actress (Elckerlyc, Resurrection), dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 05   In the year 1961 ice Harbor Dam, Washington reaches 118 degrees F (state record)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 06   On this day in history gherman S Titov, 2nd Russian in space aboard Vostok 2 (17 orbits)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 06   Gherman S Titov, 2nd Russian in space aboard Vostok 2 (17 orbits), 1st case of motion sickness in space reported on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 06   Jozef E Van Roey, Flemish cardinal/archbishop of Mechelen, dies at 87 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 07   Cosmonaut Gherman Titov circles Earth for a full day in Vostok 2 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 07   On this day in history russian Cosmonaut Gherman Titov circles Earth for a full day in Vostok 2  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 08   On this day in history charlie Gemora, actor (who portrayed King Kong), dies at 58  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 09   In the year 1961 james B Parsons is 1st black appointed to Federal District Court  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 09   On this day in history james B Parsons is first black appointed to Federal District Court  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 09   Walter Bedell Smith, US general/WW II chief of staff, dies at 75 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 10   England applies for membership in the European Common Market in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 11   In the year 1961 warren Spahn records victory #300, beats Cubs 2-1  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 13   Adeline De Walt Reynolds, actress (Son of Dracula), dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 13   Border between east and west Berlin sealed off by East Germans on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1961

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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   Curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96) was born on this day in history.  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   Supriya Pathak, Indian actress was born in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of john Thune, American politician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   In the year 1961 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   Bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for S Afr 1922-31), dies in the year 1961.  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 06   In the year 1961 regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76  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 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   On this day in history dashiell Hammett, US detective writer (Thin Man, Maltese Falcon), dies at 66  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   On this day in history death of elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883)  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

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