December 4, 1961 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Museum of Modern Art hangs Matisse's Le Bateau upside down for 47 days

Impressionist Painter Henri Matisse
Impressionist Painter
Henri Matisse
  • Tanganyika becomes 104th member of UN
  • The female contraceptive 'pill' becomes available on the National Health Service in Britain