August 8, 1961 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Verne Gagne beats Gene Kiniski in Minneapolis, to become NWA champ

Birthdays in History

  • Charmaine Crooks, Jamaica, Canadian 4X400m relayer (Oly-silver-1984)

Deaths in History

  • Franc N D Buchman, US theology (Moral Rearms), dies at 83