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Historical Events In 1961

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

May 03   Maurice [Jean Jacques] Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher, dies at 53 in the year 1961.  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   In the year 1961 malcolm Ross &Victor Prather reach 34,668 meters (record) in balloon  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   In the year 1961 south-Africa ANC-leader John Nkadimeng arrested  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 05   In the year 1961 alan Shepard becomes first American in space (aboard Freedom 7)  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   Alan Shepard receives NASA Distinguished Service Medal, Washington in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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May 08   On this day in history the first practical sea water conversion plant-Freeport TX  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   In the year 1961 bus with first group of Freedom Riders bombed & burned in Alabama  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 15   36 Unification church couples wed in Korea in the year 1961.  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 in the year 1961.  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 in the year 1961.  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   New pier opens in Scheveningen on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   Mauritania adopts constitution in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   White mob attacks "Freedom Riders" in Montgomery AL in the year 1961.  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   In the year 1961 "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   On this day in history joan Davis, actress (I Married Joan), dies of heart attack at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 23   Joan Davis, comedic actress (I Married Joan), dies at 53 in the year 1961.  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   Explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit in the year 1961.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   On this day in history u S President Kennedy asks the nation to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade  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   Erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1961 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   Andrew Thomson, Australian politician was born in the year 1961.  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   In the year 1961 birth of john Thune, American politician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1961

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

Jan 10   On this day in history 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 in the year 1961.  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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