Historical Events In 1961
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
Aug 13 Construction on Berlin Wall begins in East Germany (Dark day) in the year 1961.
Aug 14 Clarke Ashton Smith, sci-fi author (Lost Worlds), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Aug 16 250,000 West Berliners demonstrate against East Berlin in the year 1961.
Aug 17 In the year 1961 building of the Berlin Wall begins
Aug 17 In the year 1961 carlos Leon Salzedo, composer, dies at 76
Aug 17 In the year 1961 kennedy administration establishes Alliance for Progress
Aug 18 On this day in history construction on Berlin Wall completed
Aug 18 Learned Hand, Chief judge of US court of Appeals, dies at 89 on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1961 vilhjalmur Stefansson, Arctic explorer, dies at 82
Aug 21 In the year 1961 australian TV current affairs program Four Corners makes TV debut.
Aug 21 In the year 1961 jomo Kenyatta freed in Kenya
Aug 23 In the year 1961 uS lunar probe Ranger 1 reaches 190 km from Earth, falls back
Aug 24 Former nazi leader Johannes Vorster becomes South Africa's minister of justice (if the shoe fits...) in the year 1961.
Aug 26 On this day in history official Intl Hockey Hall of Fame opens in Toronto
Aug 27 On this day in history francis the Talking Mule is mystery guest on "What's My Line"
Aug 27 Francis the Talking Mule is the mystery guest on "What's My Line" on this day in history.
Aug 28 Thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies in the year 1961.
Aug 30 1st Negro judge of a US District Court confirmed-JB Parsons on this day in history.
Aug 30 Charles Coburn, actor (Heaven Can Wait, Idiot's Delight), dies at 84 in the year 1961.
Aug 30 On this day in history the first Negro judge of a US District Court confirmed-JB Parsons
Sep 01 In the year 1961 eero Saarinen, Finnish/US architect (Dulles Airport), dies at 51
Sep 01 USSR tests nuclear bombs in central Asia on this day in history.
Sep 02 In the year 1961 greet Koeman, Dutch singer, dies at 54
Sep 04 US authorizes Agency for International Development on this day in history.
Sep 05 Ernest Bock, cricketer (Test for S Africa, 1935), dies in the year 1961.
Sep 07 Pieter S Gerbrandy, lawyer/premier to London 1940-5, dies at 76 in the year 1961.
Sep 10 In the year 1961 75th US Womens Tennis: Darlene R Hard beats Ann Haydon Jones (63 64)
Sep 10 In the year 1961 leo Carrillo, actor (Pancho-Cisco Kid), dies at 81
Sep 11 In the year 1961 bob Dylan's first NY performance
Sep 12 On this day in history nASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 34,840 m
Sep 13 In the year 1961 "Car 54 Where are You?" premiers on TV
Sep 13 Unmanned Mercury-Atlas 4 launched into Earth orbit in the year 1961.
Sep 15 Hurricane Carla strikes Texas with winds of 175 mph in the year 1961.
Sep 16 A P F Chapman, cricketer (26 Tests for England), dies in the year 1961.