Historical Events on January 20, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Francis Poulenc's "Gloria" premieres in Boston

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Robert Frost recites "Gift Outright" at JFK's inauguration

Poet Robert Frost
Poet
Robert Frost
35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • The Democrat J.F. Kennedy is inaugurated as President of the United States, the youngest ever sworn in
  • Yugoslav ex-vice-president Milovan Djilas flees