Historical Events In 1961
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
Apr 20 Revolt in the South African country of Angola in the year 1961.
Apr 20 In the year 1961 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gave approval for FM stereo broadcasting
Apr 21 On this day in history dirk U Suffocated chosen as sec-gen of NATO
Apr 21 On this day in history french army revolts in Algeria
Apr 21 In the year 1961 james Melton opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57
Apr 21 James Melton, opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Apr 21 On this day in history uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,000 m
Apr 22 On this day in history maria Radulphus, [Adrian Hermus], Curacao school inspector, dies at 91
Apr 22 Uprising of French parachutist of Gen Salan/Challe in Algeria in the year 1961.
Apr 23 "Tenderloin" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 216 performances on this day in history.
Apr 24 In the year 1961 general de Gaulle of France order a blockade of Algeria
Apr 24 JFK accepts "sole responsibility" following Bay of Pigs in the year 1961.
Apr 24 In the year 1961 lee Moran, actor (Circus Clown), dies of heart ailment at 72
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 on this day in history.
Apr 24 The Vasa, which sunk on her maiden voyage in 1628, is raised on this day in history.
Apr 25 On this day in history "Young Abe Lincoln" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 27 perfs
Apr 25 In the year 1961 hans F Blunck, writer, dies
Apr 25 In the year 1961 mercury/Atlas rocket lifted off with an electronic mannequin
Apr 25 Robert Noyce patents integrated circuit on this day in history.
Apr 25 Unmanned Mercury test explodes on launch pad in the year 1961.
Apr 26 French paratroopers' revolt suppressed in Algeria on this day in history.
Apr 26 On this day in history gail Russell, actress (Calcutta, Moonrise, El Paso), dies at 36
Apr 26 On this day in history roger Maris' first of 61 homers that year
Apr 27 In the year 1961 nASA launches Explorer 11 into Earth orbit to study gamma rays
Apr 27 On this day in history roy Del Ruth, director (About Face, Folies Bergere), dies at 67
Apr 27 Sierra Leone, in Africa, becomes an independent republic on this day in history.
Apr 27 On this day in history uK grants Sierra Leone independence
Apr 28 On this day in history lt Col Gueorgui Mossolov takes E-66A to 34,714 m altitude
Apr 29 On this day in history aBC's "Wide World of Sports, debuts
Apr 30 On this day in history the first Airline shuttle flights between Wash DC, Boston & NYC begin (Eastern)
May 01 Fidel Castro announces there will be no more elections in Cuba on this day in history.
May 01 Pulitzer prize awarded to Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird) in the year 1961.
May 01 In the year 1961 tanganyika granted full internal self-government by Britain
May 01 The first US airplane hijacked to Cuba in the year 1961.