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Historical Events In 1961

Thursday, 08 December 2022

Apr 01   Jim Bakker marries Tammy Faye in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 02   On this day in history august Defresne, Dutch director (Anno Christi 969), dies at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 03   On this day in history "Happiest Girl in the World" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 97 performances  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 03   On this day in history "Happiest Girl in the World" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 97 perfs  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 03   In the year 1961 connie Mack Stadium in Philadelphia is sold to J Schleifer Properties  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 05   Barbra Streisand appears on "Jack Paar Show" in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 05   Barbra Streisand appears on "The Jack Paar Show" in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 05   Dutch Governor Platteel installs New Guinea Council on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 06   Jules J B V Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (Nobel 1919), dies at 90 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 06   USS Lake Champlain brings oxygen to aid stricken passenger of British liner Queen of Bermuda on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 07   Jesus Guridi, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 07   On this day in history marian Jordan radio comedienne (Fibber McGee &Molly), dies at 62  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 08   "Show Girl" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 100 perfs in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 08   Jim Bakker marries Tammy Faye in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 09   On this day in history british liner "Dara" explodes in Persian Gulf, kills 236  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 09   On this day in history zog I, [Ahmed Zogu], King of Albania (1925-39), dies at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 10   In the year 1961 gary Player becomes first foreign golfer to win the Masters  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 10   In the year 1961 irene Warfield, silent screen actress (Satan Sanderson), dies at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 11   Bob Dylan makes his 1st appearance at Folk City, Greenwich Village on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 11   In the year 1961 bob Dylan's first appearance at Folk City, Greenwich Village  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 11   In the year 1961 francis de Bourguignon, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 11   On this day in history israel begins the Adolf Eichman world war II crimes trial  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 12   On this day in history nils-Eric Fougstedt, composer, dies at 50  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 12   Ray Charles wins 4 Grammys on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 12   In the year 1961 yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin becomes first person to orbit Earth (Vostok 1) I have a book issued by the USSR on his flight  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 12   Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin becomes person to orbit Earth UFO theorists start talking about government conspiracies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 13   UN General Assembly condemns South Africa for apartheid on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 14   First live television broadcast from the Soviet Union in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 15   Launching of first nuclear-powered frigate, USS Bainbridge, at Quincy, MA in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 15   In the year 1961 yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, is awarded the Order of Lenin  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 16   15th Tony Awards: Becket & Bye Bye Birdie win in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 16   In the year 1961 chic Black Hawks beat Det Red Wings 4 games to 2 for the Stanley Cup  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 17   In the year 1961 1,400 Cuban exiles land in Bay of Pigs attempt to overthrow Castro  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 17   Bay of Pig invasion The US try to start a people's revolution to overthrow Fidel Castro. They fail 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 on this day in history.  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   On this day in history birth of curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)  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   In the year 1961 birth of supriya Pathak, Indian actress  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 in the year 1961.  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   In the year 1961 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 on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   Elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 14   Ernest Thesiger, actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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