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Historical Events In 1961

Monday, 03 August 2020

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

May 03   In the year 1961 maurice [Jean Jacques] Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher, dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   In the year 1961 13 Freedom riders began bus trip through South  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   In the year 1961 anita Stewart, dies of heart attack at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   Malcolm Ross &Victor Prather reach 34,668 meters (record) in balloon on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   South-Africa ANC-leader John Nkadimeng arrested on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 05   Alan Shepard becomes first American in space (aboard Freedom 7) in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 05   On this day in history alan Shepard becomes the first American into space  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 06   Lucian Blaga, philosopher/poet (Transcendental censor), dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 08   On this day in history alan Shepard receives NASA Distinguished Service Medal, Washington  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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May 08   James Fairfax, actor (Gale Storm Show), dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 08   The first practical sea water conversion plant-Freeport TX in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 10   "Beyond the Fringe" premieres in London in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   Botvinnik wins world chess championship for 3rd time in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 13   On this day in history gary Cooper, 2 time Acad award winning actor (High Noon), dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   Bus with first group of Freedom Riders bombed & burned in Alabama on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 15   On this day in history 36 Unification church couples wed in Korea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 16   On this day in history 13th Emmy Awards Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr & Barbara Stanwyck  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 16   On this day in history 13th Emmy Awards: Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr & Barbara Stanwyck  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 17   Castro offers to exchange Bay of Pigs prisoners for 500 bulldozers on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 17   Frans van Cauwelaert, Flemish minister/mayor of Antwerp, dies at 81 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 18   On this day in history henry O'Neill, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   Joe Howard, singer (Gay Nineties Revue), dies at 94 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   On this day in history new pier opens in Scheveningen  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   In the year 1961 mauritania adopts constitution  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   On this day in history white mob attacks "Freedom Riders" in Montgomery AL  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 21   In the year 1961 governor Patterson declares martial law in Montgomery  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   On this day in history "Mother-In-Law" by Ernie K-Doe hits #1  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   "Touchables In Brooklyn" by Dickie Goodman hits #42 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   On this day in history joan Davis, actress (I Married Joan), dies of heart attack at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   In the year 1961 the first revolving restaurant (Top Of The Space Needle in Seattle), opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 23   On this day in history joan Davis, comedic actress (I Married Joan), dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   On this day in history 27 Freedom Riders arrested in Jackson MS  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   In the year 1961 explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit  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   In the year 1961 birth of erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Lee Curreri, NYC, actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96) was born on this day in history.  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   John Thune, American politician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   Oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter was born in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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

Jan 06   On this day in history regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76  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   In the year 1961 death of emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 11   On this day in history death of elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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