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Historical Events In 1961

Saturday, 04 December 2021

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 25   JFK sets goal of putting a man on Moon before the end of decade on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 25   On this day in history nASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,770 meters  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 25   In the year 1961 president Kennedy announces plan to send men to the Moon  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 26   Freedom Ride Coordinating Committee establishes in Atlanta on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 26   On this day in history uSAF bomber flies the Atlantic in a record of just over 3 hours  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 27   In the year 1961 fiorentina wins first Europe Cup II in Florence  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 27   President Kennedy announces US goal to reach the Moon on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 27   The first "black light" is sold can disco be far ahead? on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 28   On this day in history amnesty International is founded (Nobel Peace Prize 1977)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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May 28   In the year 1961 amnesty Intl founded (Nobel Peace Prize 1977)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 28   In the year 1961 last ever Orient Express from Paris to Bucharest  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 28   On this day in history last trip (Paris to Bucharest) on Orient Express (after 78 years)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 29   Uuno Kalervo Klami, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 30   On this day in history dutch DC-8 crashes after takeoff at Lisbon, 62 die  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 30   Rafael L Trujillo Molina, dictator Dom Rep (1930-61), murdered at 69 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 31   On this day in history chuck Berry's amusement park, Berryland in St Louis, opens  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 31   Dominican Republic President Trujillo assassinated in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 31   In the year 1961 jFK visits Charles de Gaulle in Paris  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 31   Judge Irving Kaufman orders Board of Education of New Rochelle, to integrate on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 31   In the year 1961 south Africa becomes an independent republic  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 31   Union of South Africa becomes a republic, leaves the Commonwealth in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 02   On this day in history george S Kaufman, playwright/dir/pulitzer prize winner, dies at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 07   In the year 1961 robert Griffith, producer of Pajama Game, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 08   English prince Edward, Duke of Kent, weds Katharine Worsley on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 10   Suzanne Clayton's birthday June 10th 1961 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 12   The DND buys 66 F-101 Voodoos in exchange for US control of Pinetree Line, plus a Mutual Air Program for purchase of 200 Canadian-built F-104 Starfighters on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 13   In the year 1961 ben Jones, Missouri, horse trainer (Citation, Whirlaway), dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 16   In the year 1961 ballet performer Rudolf Nureyev defects from the Soviet Union while in Paris.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 16   In the year 1961 dave Garroway is fired as Today Show host  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 16   On this day in history o C Scott, cricketer (WI leg-spinner in 8 Tests), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 16   In the year 1961 soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects to West in Paris  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 17   Jeff Chandler, [Ira Grossel], actor (Away all boats), dies at 40 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 18   In the year 1961 cBS radio cancels Gunsmoke  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   Todd Haynes, American film director was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   In the year 1961 birth of erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1961 birth of lee Curreri, NYC, actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Andrew Thomson, Australian politician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   In the year 1961 birth of supriya Pathak, Indian actress  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   In the year 1961 birth of john Thune, American politician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   In the year 1961 birth of oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 06   Regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  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   Dashiell Hammett, US detective writer (Thin Man, Maltese Falcon), dies at 66 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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