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Historical Events In 1961

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

Feb 01   A full-scale test of US Minuteman ICBM is successful in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 01   British minister Enoch Powell makes medical insurance more expensive on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 01   Mackay & Kline hang on for 100 minutes for cricket draw vs West Indies in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 02   On this day in history adolf Vogl, composer, dies at 87  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 02   On this day in history prince Bernhard opens new RAI building in Amsterdam  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 03   6th largest snowfall in NYC history (17.4" (44.2cm)) in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 03   On this day in history anna May Wong, actress (Gallery of Mme Lui-Tsang), dies at 54  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 04   Sputnik 7 launches into Earth orbit; probable Venus probe failure in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 05   In the year 1961 anthony G de Rothschild, British philanthropist, dies at 73  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 06   On this day in history "Jail, No Bail" Jail-in movement starts in Rock Hill SC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 06   On this day in history archibald T Davison, composer, dies at 77  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 07   In the year 1961 jane Fonda made her acting debut in the NBC drama "A String of Beads"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 08   William Duncan, actor (Hopalong Rides Again), dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 09   On this day in history grigory Levenfish, Intl chess grandmaster from Russia, dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 09   Joseph Ileo appointed premier of Congo in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 10   On this day in history niagara Falls hydroelectric project begins producing power  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 11   In the year 1961 eduard R Verkade, Dutch actor/director (Pygmalion), dies at 82  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 11   On this day in history robert Weaver sworn in with then highest federal post by a black  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 11   On this day in history trial of Adolf Eichmann begins in Jerusalem  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 12   First spacecraft to the planet Venus launched in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 12   In the year 1961 uSSR launches Venera 1 toward Venus  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 13   In the year 1961 frank Sinatra launches Reprise label under Warner Brothers Records  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 13   Soviet Union fires a rocket from Sputnik V to Venus in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 14   On this day in history element 103, Lawrencium, first produced in Berkeley CA  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 14   Wallis Clark, actress (Easy Money), dies at 78 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 15   Australia beat West Indies 2-1 in one of best Test Cricket series ever in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 15   Entire US figure skating team of 18, dies in Belgian Sabena 707 crash on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 15   On this day in history jack Whiting, actor (Top Speed, Life of the Party), dies at 59  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 16   China uses it's first nuclear reactor on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 16   First all-solid-propellant rocket put in orbit, Wallops Island VA in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 16   On this day in history uS satellite Explorer 9 is launched  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 17   Nita Naldi, actress (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), dies of heart attack at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 18   Henk van der Grift becomes world champion skater on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 19   Albania disavows Chinese "Revisionism" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1961

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Jan 02   In the year 1961 birth of todd Haynes, American film director  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop)  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   In the year 1961 birth of curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   John Thune, American politician was born in the year 1961.  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   In the year 1961 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   In the year 1961 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   In the year 1961 dashiell Hammett, US detective writer (Thin Man, Maltese Falcon), dies at 66  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   In the year 1961 death of elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883)  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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