What Happened on September 21, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Antonio Abertondo swims English Channel both ways (44 miles)
  • Maiden flight of the CH-47 Chinook transportation helicopter.

Famous Birthdays

  • Michel R Vassallucci, French/Neth publisher (Arena)
  • Nancy Travis, actress (Kim-Almost Perfect, Chaplin, 8 Men Out), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Earle Dickson, inventor (band-aid), dies at 68
  • Maurice Delage, composer, dies at 81