What Happened on September 24, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sacramento Valley Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright

Famous Birthdays

  • Allen Bestwick, Nascar broadcaster
  • Dillard Pruitt, Greenville SC, PGA golfer (1991 Chattanooga Classic)
  • John Logan, American screenwriter

Famous Deaths

  • Sumner Welles, US diplomat (Good Neighbor Policy), dies at 68