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Historical Events In 1961

Saturday, 01 October 2022

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

Apr 20   The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gave approval for FM stereo broadcasting on this day in history.  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   French army revolts in Algeria on this day in history.  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   James Melton, opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,000 m in the year 1961.  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   In the year 1961 uprising of French parachutist of Gen Salan/Challe in Algeria  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

Apr 24   General de Gaulle of France order a blockade of Algeria in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 24   On this day in history 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   The Vasa, which sunk on her maiden voyage in 1628, is raised on this day in history.  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   Hans F Blunck, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 25   In the year 1961 mercury/Atlas rocket lifted off with an electronic mannequin  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   On this day in history unmanned Mercury test explodes on launch pad  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 26   French paratroopers' revolt suppressed in Algeria in the year 1961.  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   In the year 1961 roger Maris' first of 61 homers that year  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   In the year 1961 roy Del Ruth, director (About Face, Folies Bergere), dies at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 27   In the year 1961 sierra Leone, in Africa, becomes an independent republic  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 27   On this day in history uK grants Sierra Leone independence  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Apr 29   In the year 1961 aBC's "Wide World of Sports, debuts  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 30   On this day in history the first Airline shuttle flights between Wash DC, Boston & NYC begin (Eastern)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   Fidel Castro announces there will be no more elections in Cuba in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   In the year 1961 pulitzer prize awarded to Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   Tanganyika granted full internal self-government by Britain in the year 1961.  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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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   On this day in history birth of erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop)  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   In the year 1961 birth of andrew Thomson, Australian politician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   Oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter was born in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1961

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for S Afr 1922-31), dies  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   Regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76 in the year 1961.  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   On this day in history death of emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867)  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   In the year 1961 ernest Thesiger, actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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