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Historical Events In 1961

Saturday, 04 December 2021

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   On this day in history dirk U Suffocated chosen as sec-gen of NATO  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   In the year 1961 french army revolts in Algeria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   James Melton opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57 in the year 1961.  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 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Apr 23   On this day in history "Tenderloin" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 216 performances  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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   JFK accepts "sole responsibility" following Bay of Pigs on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 24   In the year 1961 lee Moran, actor (Circus Clown), dies of heart ailment at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Apr 25   On this day in history hans F Blunck, writer, dies  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   On this day in history robert Noyce patents integrated circuit  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Apr 26   In the year 1961 french paratroopers' revolt suppressed in Algeria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Apr 26   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Apr 27   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1961.  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   In the year 1961 fidel Castro announces there will be no more elections in Cuba  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 01   On this day in history tanganyika granted full internal self-government by Britain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   The first US airplane hijacked to Cuba on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   In the year 1961 birth of todd Haynes, American film director  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   In the year 1961 birth of curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Andrew Thomson, Australian politician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Supriya Pathak, Indian actress was born in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   John Thune, American politician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   Oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter was born on this day in history.  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   On this day in history clarice Baright, 1st woman admitted to American Bar Assn, dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   In the year 1961 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   In the year 1961 death of elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883)  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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