What Happened on February 4, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Sputnik 7 launches into Earth orbit; probable Venus probe failure

Famous Birthdays

  • Denis Savard, Pointe Gatineau Ca, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Stewart O'Nan, American author

Famous Deaths

  • Piet[er] L Kramer, influential Dutch architect (Amsterdam School), dies at 79