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Historical Events In 1961

Monday, 19 April 2021

May 02   In the year 1961 j C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 03   Maurice [Jean Jacques] Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher, dies at 53 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   13 Freedom riders began bus trip through South in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   Anita Stewart, dies of heart attack at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   Malcolm Ross &Victor Prather reach 34,668 meters (record) in balloon in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 05   On this day in history alan Shepard becomes first American in space (aboard Freedom 7)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 06   On this day in history lucian Blaga, philosopher/poet (Transcendental censor), dies at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 08   In the year 1961 alan Shepard receives NASA Distinguished Service Medal, Washington  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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May 08   On this day in history james Fairfax, actor (Gale Storm Show), dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 08   In the year 1961 the first practical sea water conversion plant-Freeport TX  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   In the year 1961 "Beyond the Fringe" premieres in London  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 12   On this day in history botvinnik wins world chess championship for 3rd time  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 13   Gary Cooper, 2 time Acad award winning actor (High Noon), dies at 60 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   On this day in history bus with first group of Freedom Riders bombed & burned in Alabama  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 15   In the year 1961 36 Unification church couples wed in Korea  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 16   13th Emmy Awards Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr & Barbara Stanwyck in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

May 17   On this day in history frans van Cauwelaert, Flemish minister/mayor of Antwerp, dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 18   In the year 1961 henry O'Neill, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   In the year 1961 joe Howard, singer (Gay Nineties Revue), dies at 94  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   In the year 1961 new pier opens in Scheveningen  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 20   In the year 1961 mauritania adopts constitution  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 21   Governor Patterson declares martial law in Montgomery on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

May 22   On this day in history the first revolving restaurant (Top Of The Space Needle in Seattle), opens  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 23   Joan Davis, comedic actress (I Married Joan), dies at 53 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 24   27 Freedom Riders arrested in Jackson MS on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 24   In the year 1961 explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96) was born in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Andrew Thomson, Australian politician was born in the year 1961.  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   On this day in history birth of oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1961

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Jan 02   Bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for S Afr 1922-31), dies on this day in history.  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   In the year 1961 regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   In the year 1961 clarice Baright, 1st woman admitted to American Bar Assn, dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   Emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867) died in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 11   Elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883) died in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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