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Historical Events In 1961

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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   Anita Stewart, dies of heart attack at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 04   South-Africa ANC-leader John Nkadimeng arrested in the year 1961.  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   Alan Shepard becomes the first American into space on this day in history.  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

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

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May 08   The first practical sea water conversion plant-Freeport TX on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 10   "Beyond the Fringe" premieres in London on this day in history.  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   Gary Cooper, 2 time Acad award winning actor (High Noon), dies at 60 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1961 36 Unification church couples wed in Korea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 16   13th Emmy Awards Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr & Barbara Stanwyck on this day in history.  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   On this day in history castro offers to exchange Bay of Pigs prisoners for 500 bulldozers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 17   Frans van Cauwelaert, Flemish minister/mayor of Antwerp, dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 18   In the year 1961 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 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   In the year 1961 new pier opens in Scheveningen  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   On this day in history mauritania adopts constitution  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 21   On this day in history governor Patterson declares martial law in Montgomery  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   "Mother-In-Law" by Ernie K-Doe hits #1 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 22   In the year 1961 joan Davis, actress (I Married Joan), dies of heart attack at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   The first revolving restaurant (Top Of The Space Needle in Seattle), opens in the year 1961.  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   In the year 1961 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

May 24   U S President Kennedy asks the nation to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of todd Haynes, American film director  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop)  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   Curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96) was born in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   In the year 1961 birth of andrew Thomson, Australian politician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   Supriya Pathak, Indian actress was born in the year 1961.  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   Oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter was born in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1961

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Jan 02   In the year 1961 bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for S Afr 1922-31), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Barry Fitzgerald, actor (Going My Way), dies at 72 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jan 09   Emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867) died in the year 1961.  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   Elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883) died on this day in history.  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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