What Happened on March 13th, 1961

Day of Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Elizabeth Gurley Finn (70) becomes pres of US Communist Party

Sport-defeatBoxing Title Fight

Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

JFK sets up the Alliance for Progress

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • Landslide in USSR, kills 145
  • Old type, black & white notes cease to be legal tender

Famous Birthdays

  • Cor Lems, soccer player (ADO The Hague/Dordrecht '90)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Pablo Picasso (79) marries his model Jacqueline Rocque (37)

Painter Pablo Picasso
Painter
Pablo Picasso