What Happened on September 13, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Car 54 Where are You?" premieres on TV
  • Battles between UN & Katanga troops in Congo
  • Unmanned Mercury-Atlas 4 launched into Earth orbit
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Mustaine, American musician (ex-Metallica, Megadeth)
  • KK Null, Japanese musician
  • Peter Roskam, Republican Congressman from Illinois