January 3, 1961: Day of the Week
January 3, 1961 was the 3rd day of the year 1961 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 362 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
A person born on this day will be 61 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $5,351.50 today.
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Here’s the January 1961 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1961 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Rat is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
January 3, 1961 Historical Event(s)
- 1961Finland’s worst civilian aviation accident takes place when Aero Flight 311 crashes near Kvevlax, resulting in the deaths of all 25 people aboard.
- 1961The SL-1, a government-run reactor near Idaho Falls, Idaho, underwent a core explosion and meltdown, killing three workers.
- 1961The United States severs diplomatic relations with Cuba.
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