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1961 Calendar

1961 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728    
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      

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1961 Historical Event(s)

  •  January 3, 1961 – The United States severs diplomatic relations with Cuba.
  •  February 3, 1961 – A protest by agricultural workers in Baixa de Cassanje, Portuguese Angola, turns into a revolt, opening the Angolan War of Independence, the first of the Portuguese Colonial Wars.
  •  February 15, 1961 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Ox in Chinese astrology.
  •  March 9, 1961 – Sputnik 9 successfully launches, carrying a human dummy nicknamed Ivan Ivanovich, and demonstrating that Soviet Union was ready to begin human spaceflight.
  •  April 11, 1961 – The trial of Adolf Eichmann begins in Jerusalem.
  •  April 30, 1961K-19, the first Soviet nuclear submarine equipped with nuclear missiles, is commissioned.
  •  June 4, 1961 – In the Vienna summit, Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev sparks the Berlin Crisis by threatening to sign a separate peace treaty with East Germany and ending American, British and French access to East Berlin.
  •  June 17, 1961 – The New Democratic Party of Canada is founded by the merger of the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation and the Canadian Labour Congress.
  •  August 10, 1961 – First use in Vietnam War of the Agent Orange by the U.S. Army.
  •  December 2, 1961 – In a nationally broadcast speech, Cuban leader Fidel Castro declares that he is a Marxist-Leninist and that Cuba is going to adopt Communism.

Who Were Born On 1961?

  •  January 19, 1961 – William Ragsdale, American actor
  •  February 13, 1961 – Kyi Hla Han, Burmese golfer
  •  June 3, 1961 – Peter Vidmar, American gymnast
  •  June 22, 1961 – Stephen Batchelor, British field-hockey player
  •  June 24, 1961 – Iain Glen, Scottish actor
  •  July 23, 1961 – Woody Harrelson, American actor
  •  August 4, 1961 – Eddie James, American murderer and sex offender
  •  September 29, 1961 – Julia Gillard, Australian politician, Prime Minister of Australia
  •  November 6, 1961 – Craig Goldy, American musician (Dio)
  •  November 14, 1961 – Antonio Flores, Spanish singer and songwriter (d. 1995)