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Historical Events In 1961

Thursday, 03 December 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   On this day in history maurice [Jean Jacques] Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher, dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 05   Alan Shepard becomes first American in space (aboard Freedom 7) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 05   In the year 1961 alan Shepard becomes the first American into space  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 06   Lucian Blaga, philosopher/poet (Transcendental censor), dies at 65 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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May 08   In the year 1961 james Fairfax, actor (Gale Storm Show), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

May 14   On this day in history bus with first group of Freedom Riders bombed & burned in Alabama  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   13th Emmy Awards: Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr & Barbara Stanwyck on this day in history.  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   On this day in history frans van Cauwelaert, Flemish minister/mayor of Antwerp, dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 18   Henry O'Neill, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble), dies in the year 1961.  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   Mauritania adopts constitution on this day in history.  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   Governor Patterson declares martial law in Montgomery in the year 1961.  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   In the year 1961 "Touchables In Brooklyn" by Dickie Goodman hits #42  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 22   The first revolving restaurant (Top Of The Space Needle in Seattle), opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 23   In the year 1961 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   On this day in history explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   In the year 1961 birth of todd Haynes, American film director  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop) was born in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Lee Curreri, NYC, actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame) was born in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1961 birth of curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)  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   Supriya Pathak, Indian actress was born on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  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   Regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   Clarice Baright, 1st woman admitted to American Bar Assn, dies at 74 in the year 1961.  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   Dashiell Hammett, US detective writer (Thin Man, Maltese Falcon), dies at 66 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1961 ernest Thesiger, actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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