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Historical Events In 1961

Thursday, 22 April 2021

Apr 20   Revolt in the South African country of Angola on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 20   On this day in history the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gave approval for FM stereo broadcasting  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   Dirk U Suffocated chosen as sec-gen of NATO on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   On this day in history french army revolts in Algeria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   James Melton opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   In the year 1961 james Melton, opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   On this day in history uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,000 m  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 22   Maria Radulphus, [Adrian Hermus], Curacao school inspector, dies at 91 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 22   Uprising of French parachutist of Gen Salan/Challe in Algeria on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 23   "Tenderloin" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 216 performances in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Apr 24   On this day in history general de Gaulle of France order a blockade of Algeria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 24   In the year 1961 jFK accepts "sole responsibility" following Bay of Pigs  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 24   On this day in history lee Moran, actor (Circus Clown), dies of heart ailment at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 24   In the year 1961 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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 24   In the year 1961 the Vasa, which sunk on her maiden voyage in 1628, is raised  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 25   In the year 1961 "Young Abe Lincoln" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 27 perfs  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 25   In the year 1961 hans F Blunck, writer, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 25   Mercury/Atlas rocket lifted off with an electronic mannequin on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 25   Robert Noyce patents integrated circuit on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 25   In the year 1961 unmanned Mercury test explodes on launch pad  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 26   French paratroopers' revolt suppressed in Algeria on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 26   Gail Russell, actress (Calcutta, Moonrise, El Paso), dies at 36 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 26   Roger Maris' first of 61 homers that year in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 27   NASA launches Explorer 11 into Earth orbit to study gamma rays in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 27   Roy Del Ruth, director (About Face, Folies Bergere), dies at 67 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 27   Sierra Leone, in Africa, becomes an independent republic on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 27   In the year 1961 uK grants Sierra Leone independence  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 28   In the year 1961 lt Col Gueorgui Mossolov takes E-66A to 34,714 m altitude  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 29   ABC's "Wide World of Sports, debuts on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 30   The first Airline shuttle flights between Wash DC, Boston & NYC begin (Eastern) in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   Fidel Castro announces there will be no more elections in Cuba on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   Pulitzer prize awarded to Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   In the year 1961 tanganyika granted full internal self-government by Britain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   In the year 1961 the first US airplane hijacked to Cuba  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   Todd Haynes, American film director was born on this day in history.  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   Lee Curreri, NYC, actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame) was born in the year 1961.  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   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   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   Barry Fitzgerald, actor (Going My Way), dies at 72 on this day in history.  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 in the year 1961.  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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