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Historical Events In 1961

Friday, 21 January 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   On this day in history uSAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 30,970 m  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 12   Olympic gymnast Nadia Comaneci is born in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 13   Fredrik J "Frits" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor (Unknown Woman), dies at 63 in the year 1961.  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   In the year 1961 douglas Walton, actor (Bad Lands), dies of heart attack at 51  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 16   On this day in history great Britain limits immigration from Commonwealth countries  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 16   On this day in history sam Rayburn, Speaker of the House for 17 years, dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Nov 18   On this day in history uS Ranger 2 launched to Moon; failed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 19   Houston George Blanda passes for 7 touchdowns vs NY Titans (49-13) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 22   On this day in history frank Robinson is 1st to win MVPs in both major leagues  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Nov 27   Gordie Howe becomes 1st to play in 1,000 NHL games in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Nov 29   Freedom Riders attacked by white mob at bus station in Miss in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

Dec 03   Jekabs Graubins, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 04   In the year 1961 museum of Modern Art hung Matisse's Le Bateau upside down for 47 days  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1961 27th Heisman Trophy Award: Ernie Davis, Syracuse (HB)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1961

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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   In the year 1961 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   Andrew Thomson, Australian politician was born on this day in history.  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   John Thune, American politician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  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   Regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  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 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   On this day in history ernest Thesiger, actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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