December 23, 1961 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fidel Castro announces Cuba will release 1,113 prisoners from failed 1961 Bay of Pigs Invasion for $62M worth of food & medical supplies

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro
  • Train accident in Italy, 70 die

Deaths in History

  • Kurt Meyer, German SS officer (b. 1910)