May 31, 1961 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Arthur Michael Ramsey appointed the 100th Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Chuck Berry's amusement park, Berryland in St Louis, opens

Event of interestEvent of Interest

JFK visits Charles de Gaulle in Paris

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • Judge Irving Kaufman orders Board of Ed of New Rochelle, to integrate
  • Union of South Africa becomes a republic, leaves Commonwealth

Deaths in History

  • Walter Little, Canadian politician (b. 1877)