Historical Events on March 13, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Elizabeth Gurley Finn (70) becomes President of US Communist Party

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

JFK sets up the Alliance for Progress

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • Landslide in USSR, kills 145
  • Old type, black & white notes cease to be legal tender