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Historical Events In 1961

Thursday, 08 December 2022

Nov 08   Whitey Ford is voted Cy Young Award winner over Warren Spahn on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 09   PGA eliminates caucasians only rule in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 09   USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 30,970 m on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 12   Olympic gymnast Nadia Comaneci is born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 13   In the year 1961 fredrik J "Frits" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor (Unknown Woman), dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 13   On this day in history wally Brown actor (Jed Fame-Cimarron City), dies at 57  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 13   In the year 1961 wCBB TV channel 10 in Augusta, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 15   Douglas Walton, actor (Bad Lands), dies of heart attack at 51 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 16   In the year 1961 great Britain limits immigration from Commonwealth countries  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 16   Sam Rayburn, Speaker of the House for 17 years, dies at 79 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 18   On this day in history "Gay Life" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 113 performances  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 18   US Ranger 2 launched to Moon; failed in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 19   In the year 1961 houston George Blanda passes for 7 touchdowns vs NY Titans (49-13)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 22   Frank Robinson is 1st to win MVPs in both major leagues in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 22   Mariel Hemingway (actress Delirious, Falling from Grace, Lipstick, Personal Best, The Suicide Club, Superman 4 The Quest for Peace) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 22   Mariel Hemingway (actress: Delirious, Falling from Grace, Lipstick, Personal Best, The Suicide Club, Superman 4: The Quest for Peace) in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 24   Ruth Chatterton, actress (Female, Dodsworth), dies after illness at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 25   NBA's Bob Cousy becomes 2nd player to score 15,000 points in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 26   Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 26   For 2nd time in his career, St Louis' Jerry Norton has 4 interceptions in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 27   Gordie Howe becomes 1st to play in 1,000 NHL games on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 27   Gordie Howe becomes first to play in 1,000 NHL games on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 29   On this day in history freedom Riders attacked by white mob at bus station in Miss  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 29   Mercury-Atlas 5 carries a chimp (Enos) to orbit on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 30   Stanislaw Kazuro, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 30   On this day in history uSSR vetoes Kuwait's application for UN membership  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 02   Fidel Castro declares he's a Marxist, & will lead Cuba to Communism in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 02   In the year 1961 fidel Castro declares he's a Marxist, and will lead Cuba to Communism  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 03   Anton Geesink becomes 1st not-Japanese judo world champion on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 03   Jekabs Graubins, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 04   Museum of Modern Art hung Matisse's Le Bateau upside down for 47 days on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 04   In the year 1961 smallest New York Knick, 49th St MSG crowd-1,300 (snowstorm)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 04   Tanganyika becomes the 104th member of the UN on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 06   27th Heisman Trophy Award: Ernie Davis, Syracuse (HB) in the year 1961.  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   Todd Haynes, American film director was born in the year 1961.  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 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of andrew Thomson, Australian politician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   In the year 1961 birth of supriya Pathak, Indian actress  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   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   On this day in history bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for S Afr 1922-31), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1961 barry Fitzgerald, actor (Going My Way), dies at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   Regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   On this day in history clarice Baright, 1st woman admitted to American Bar Assn, dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   Emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867) died in the year 1961.  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   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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