What Happened on March 4, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 8th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Wake Forest beats Duke, 96-81
  • Paul-Henri Spaak resigns as sec-gen of NATO

Famous Birthdays

  • David "Tinker" Juarez, cyclist (Olympics-19th-96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, boxer (killed a boxer in the ring)
  • Roger Wessels, Port Elizabeth South Africa, golfer (1994 Canadian Masters)
  • Sabine Everts, former German track athlete
  • Steven Weber, actor (Brian Hackett-Wings), born in Queens, New York