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Historical Events In 1961

Thursday, 08 December 2022

Sep 16   A P F Chapman, cricketer (26 Tests for England), dies in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 17   Adnan Menderes, PM of Turkey (1950-60), dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 18   Dag Hammarskjoeld, UN Sect Gen, dies in an air crash over Congo at 56 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 19   In the year 1961 betty and Barney Hill claim that they saw a mysterious craft in the sky and that it tried to abduct them.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 19   Helen Kimble, fictional wife of Dr Richard Kimble (Fugitive) in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 21   Antonio Abertondo swims English Channel round trip (44 miles) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 21   Antonio Abertondo swims the English Channel, both ways, in 24 hours, 25 minutes on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 21   Earle Dickson, inventor (band-aid), dies at 68 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 22   In the year 1961 antonio Albertondo (Argentina) at 42, completes 1st "double" crossing swim of English Channel in 43 hrs 10 min  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 22   On this day in history marion Davies, actress (Not So Dumb, 5 & 10), dies of cancer at 64  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 22   In the year 1961 peace Corps established  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 23   1st movie to become a TV series-How to Marry a Millionaire on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 23   In the year 1961 billy House, actor (Imitation of Life, Bedlam, Egg & I), dies at 71  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 23   In the year 1961 first movie to become a TV series-How to Marry a Millionaire  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 24   Sumner Welles, US diplomat (Good Neighbor Policy), dies at 68 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 25   Frank Fay, actor (God's Gift to Women), dies in Santa Monica CA in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 26   In the year 1961 eily Malyon, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch), dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 27   On this day in history hilda Doolittle, US poetess (Bid Me to Live), dies at 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 27   On this day in history sierre Leone becomes the 100th member of the UN  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 28   On this day in history michael Shepley, actor (Dick & the Duchess), dies at 54  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 28   Syria withdraws from United Arab Republic in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 28   In the year 1961 uSN Comdr Forrest S Petersen takes X-15 to 30,720 m  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 29   On this day in history reinhard Herbig, German archaeologist, dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 01   In the year 1961 a believed extinct volcanco erupts in Tristan da Cunha  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 01   In the year 1961 donald Cook, actor (Too Young To Go Steady), dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 01   East & West Cameroon merge as Federal Republic of Cameroon in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 01   In the year 1961 roger Maris sets record of 61 HRs, last off of Tracy Stallard  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 02   In the year 1961 reggie Spooner, cricketer (England centurion v S Africa 1912), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 04   On this day in history max Weber, Polish/Russ/US painter, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 09   On this day in history tanganyika becomes independent within the British Commonwealth  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 09   On this day in history volcano eruptions on Tristan de Cunha (South Atlantic)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 10   Otis M Smith appointed to Michigan Supreme Court on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 10   The entire population of Tristan de Cunha is evacuated, following a volcanic eruption on the South Atlantic island in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 11   In the year 1961 leonard "Chico" Marx, comedian (Marx Brothers), dies at 74  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   On this day in history birth of todd Haynes, American film director  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   Lee Curreri, NYC, actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame) was born in the year 1961.  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   In the year 1961 birth of john Thune, American politician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   Oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter was born in the year 1961.  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 on this day in history.  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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   Emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867) died on this day in history.  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   Elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883) died 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

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