What Happened on April 10, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

25th Masters Golf Tournament: Gary Player wins, shooting a 280

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Gary Player
  • Dutch foreign minister Luns talks to JFK about New Guinea
  • New Washington Senators loses 1st regular-season game 4-3 to White Sox

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeb Stuart Adams, American actor (Flowers in the Attic), born in Hollywood, California
  • Joe Cole (roadie), American roadie (d. 1991)
  • Olivia Brown, Frankfurt GFR, actress (Det Trudy Joplin-Miami Vice)

Famous Deaths

  • Irene Warfield, silent screen actress (Satan Sanderson), dies at 65