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Historical Events In 1961

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Oct 11   On this day in history uSAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 66,100m  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   On this day in history 22nd congress of CPSU opens in Moscow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   In the year 1961 nASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 33,100 m  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   NY Museum of Modern Art hung Henri Matisse's "Le Bateau" upside-down, It wasn't corrected until December 3rd in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 18   On this day in history emergency crisis proclaimed in South Vietnam due to commun attack  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 18   On this day in history the birth of Wynton Marsalis, Jazz trumpeter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 19   In the year 1961 benjamin Merkelbach, architect/city builder of Amsterdam, dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 21   In the year 1961 barbra Striesand opens in "Another Evening with Harry Stones"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 21   In the year 1961 nils J E Ferlin, Swedish songwriter (Goggles), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 22   75,000 Flemings demand equal rights & Flemish language in Belgium in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Oct 24   In the year 1961 "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC for 55 perfs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 24   In the year 1961 malta granted independence from Britain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 25   In the year 1961 peter Jensen, co-inventer (loud speaker), dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 26   1st Saturn launch vehicle made a flight test on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 26   Edgar Mayne, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia around WWI), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 27   1st Saturn launch vehicle makes an unmanned flight test on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 27   American Basketball League starts play in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 27   Outer Mongolia & Mauritania become the 102nd & 103rd members of UN on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 27   On this day in history the first Saturn launch vehicle makes an unmanned flight test  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 28   On this day in history "Fiorello!" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 796 performances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 28   On this day in history ground broken for Municipal (Shea) Stadium for NY Mets  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 29   In the year 1961 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 30   On this day in history luigi Einaudi, economist/1st president Italy, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 30   On this day in history soviet Party Congress unanimously approves a resolution removing Josef Stalin's body from Lenin's tomb in Red Square  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 30   On this day in history soviet Union tests a 58 megaton hydrogen bomb  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 31   In the year 1961 hurricane Hattie, kills 400 in British Honduras  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 01   Alexander Cohen, Dutch anarchist/author, dies at 97 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 02   "Kean" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 92 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 02   In the year 1961 james Thurber, humorist (The Male Animal), dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 06   On this day in history uS government issues a stamp honoring 100th birthday of James Naismith  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 06   In the year 1961 uS govt issues a stamp honoring 100th birthday of James Naismith  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 07   Antonius F "Anton" Coolen, author (Peelwerkers), dies at 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 07   France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 08   In the year 1961 whitey Ford is voted Cy Young Award winner over Warren Spahn  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of todd Haynes, American film director  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1961 birth of lee Curreri, NYC, actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   In the year 1961 birth of andrew Thomson, Australian politician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of supriya Pathak, Indian actress  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   John Thune, American politician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   Oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter was born in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1961

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1961 bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for S Afr 1922-31), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Barry Fitzgerald, actor (Going My Way), dies at 72 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   In the year 1961 regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   In the year 1961 clarice Baright, 1st woman admitted to American Bar Assn, dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   On this day in history death of emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 10   Dashiell Hammett, US detective writer (Thin Man, Maltese Falcon), dies at 66 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 14   Ernest Thesiger, actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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