Historical Events on September 10th, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

75th U.S. Women's National Championship: Darlene Hard beats Ann Jones (6-3, 6-4)

Tennis Player Darlene Hard
Tennis Player
Darlene Hard

Sport awardTennis Open

81st U.S. Men's National Championship: Roy Emerson beats Rod Laver (7-5, 6-3, 6-2)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver
  • Italian Grand Prix, a crash causes the death of German driver Wolfgang von Trips and 13 spectators hit by his Ferrari.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mickey Mantle becomes 7th to hit HR # 400

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR