What Happened on December 24, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Houston Oilers beat San Diego Chargers 10-3 in AFL championship game

Famous Birthdays

  • Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan Republic
  • Jay Wright, American basketball coach
  • Mary Barra, American CEO of General Motors (1st woman to head a global automotive company), born in Waterford, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Guy de Lioncourt, composer, dies at 76