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Historical Events In 1961

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

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

Apr 21   Dirk U Suffocated chosen as sec-gen of NATO in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 21   In the year 1961 french army revolts in Algeria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Apr 21   USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,000 m on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 22   On this day in history maria Radulphus, [Adrian Hermus], Curacao school inspector, dies at 91  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 22   In the year 1961 uprising of French parachutist of Gen Salan/Challe in Algeria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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Apr 24   JFK accepts "sole responsibility" following Bay of Pigs on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Apr 24   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 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Apr 25   "Young Abe Lincoln" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 27 perfs on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 25   Hans F Blunck, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 25   On this day in history mercury/Atlas rocket lifted off with an electronic mannequin  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 25   On this day in history robert Noyce patents integrated circuit  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 25   Unmanned Mercury test explodes on launch pad on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 26   French paratroopers' revolt suppressed in Algeria in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 26   Gail Russell, actress (Calcutta, Moonrise, El Paso), dies at 36 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Apr 27   NASA launches Explorer 11 into Earth orbit to study gamma rays on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 27   Roy Del Ruth, director (About Face, Folies Bergere), dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Apr 27   UK grants Sierra Leone independence in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 28   On this day in history lt Col Gueorgui Mossolov takes E-66A to 34,714 m altitude  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

May 01   In the year 1961 fidel Castro announces there will be no more elections in Cuba  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 01   Tanganyika granted full internal self-government by Britain on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 01   On this day in history the first US airplane hijacked to Cuba  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 02   On this day in history j C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In 1961

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Jan 02   Todd Haynes, American film director was born in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of lee Curreri, NYC, actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1961 birth of curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of andrew Thomson, Australian politician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of supriya Pathak, Indian actress  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of john Thune, American politician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   In the year 1961 birth of oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Barry Fitzgerald, actor (Going My Way), dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   Regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   On this day in history clarice Baright, 1st woman admitted to American Bar Assn, dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   On this day in history death of emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 10   Dashiell Hammett, US detective writer (Thin Man, Maltese Falcon), dies at 66 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   Elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883) died in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 14   On this day in history ernest Thesiger, actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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