November 16, 1961 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • United Kingdom limits immigration from Commonwealth countries

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President JFK decides to increase military aid to South Vietnam without committing US combat troops

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy

Deaths in History

  • Sam Rayburn, Speaker of the House for 17 years, dies at 79