Historical Events In 1961
Saturday, 01 October 2022
Apr 20 On this day in history revolt in the South African country of Angola
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 on this day in history.
Apr 21 French army revolts in Algeria on this day in history.
Apr 21 James Melton opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1961 uprising of French parachutist of Gen Salan/Challe in Algeria
Apr 23 "Tenderloin" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 216 performances in the year 1961.
Apr 24 General de Gaulle of France order a blockade of Algeria in the year 1961.
Apr 24 On this day in history jFK accepts "sole responsibility" following Bay of Pigs
Apr 24 On this day in history lee Moran, actor (Circus Clown), dies of heart ailment at 72
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.
Apr 24 The Vasa, which sunk on her maiden voyage in 1628, is raised on this day in history.
Apr 25 In the year 1961 "Young Abe Lincoln" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 27 perfs
Apr 25 Hans F Blunck, writer, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history unmanned Mercury test explodes on launch pad
Apr 26 French paratroopers' revolt suppressed in Algeria in the year 1961.
Apr 26 Gail Russell, actress (Calcutta, Moonrise, El Paso), dies at 36 in the year 1961.
Apr 26 In the year 1961 roger Maris' first of 61 homers that year
Apr 27 NASA launches Explorer 11 into Earth orbit to study gamma rays in the year 1961.
Apr 27 In the year 1961 roy Del Ruth, director (About Face, Folies Bergere), dies at 67
Apr 27 In the year 1961 sierra Leone, in Africa, becomes an independent republic
Apr 27 On this day in history uK grants Sierra Leone independence
Apr 28 Lt Col Gueorgui Mossolov takes E-66A to 34,714 m altitude in the year 1961.
Apr 29 In the year 1961 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 in the year 1961.
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 in the year 1961.
May 01 In the year 1961 the first US airplane hijacked to Cuba