What Happened on July 4, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Walt Disney is one of the two main speakers on the Independence Day in The Rebuild Hills at Skørping in Denmark

Famous Birthdays

  • Connie Paraskevin-Young, sprint cyclist (Olymp-br-88, 92, 96), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Richard Allen Garriott, computer game designer (Origin), born in Austin, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Franklyn Farnum, dies of cancer at 83