Historical Events In 1961
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
Apr 20 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gave approval for FM stereo broadcasting on this day in history.
Apr 21 Dirk U Suffocated chosen as sec-gen of NATO in the year 1961.
Apr 21 In the year 1961 french army revolts in Algeria
Apr 21 James Melton opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57 in the year 1961.
Apr 21 James Melton, opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Apr 21 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,000 m in the year 1961.
Apr 22 Maria Radulphus, [Adrian Hermus], Curacao school inspector, dies at 91 in the year 1961.
Apr 22 On this day in history uprising of French parachutist of Gen Salan/Challe in Algeria
Apr 23 In the year 1961 "Tenderloin" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 216 performances
Apr 24 General de Gaulle of France order a blockade of Algeria on this day in history.
Apr 24 JFK accepts "sole responsibility" following Bay of Pigs on this day in history.
Apr 24 On this day in history lee Moran, actor (Circus Clown), dies of heart ailment at 72
Apr 24 On this day in history sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers struck out 18 batters in a game this day, becoming the first major-league pitcher to do so on two different occasions.
Apr 24 In the year 1961 the Vasa, which sunk on her maiden voyage in 1628, is raised
Apr 25 "Young Abe Lincoln" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 27 perfs in the year 1961.
Apr 25 On this day in history hans F Blunck, writer, dies
Apr 25 On this day in history mercury/Atlas rocket lifted off with an electronic mannequin
Apr 25 On this day in history robert Noyce patents integrated circuit
Apr 25 Unmanned Mercury test explodes on launch pad on this day in history.
Apr 26 French paratroopers' revolt suppressed in Algeria in the year 1961.
Apr 26 In the year 1961 gail Russell, actress (Calcutta, Moonrise, El Paso), dies at 36
Apr 26 Roger Maris' first of 61 homers that year in the year 1961.
Apr 27 In the year 1961 nASA launches Explorer 11 into Earth orbit to study gamma rays
Apr 27 In the year 1961 roy Del Ruth, director (About Face, Folies Bergere), dies at 67
Apr 27 On this day in history sierra Leone, in Africa, becomes an independent republic
Apr 27 UK grants Sierra Leone independence in the year 1961.
Apr 28 On this day in history lt Col Gueorgui Mossolov takes E-66A to 34,714 m altitude
Apr 29 ABC's "Wide World of Sports, debuts in the year 1961.
Apr 30 The first Airline shuttle flights between Wash DC, Boston & NYC begin (Eastern) on this day in history.
May 01 Fidel Castro announces there will be no more elections in Cuba on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1961 pulitzer prize awarded to Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird)
May 01 Tanganyika granted full internal self-government by Britain on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history the first US airplane hijacked to Cuba
May 02 J C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies on this day in history.