On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1961

Historical Events

  • "Carnival!" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 719 performances
  • UN General Assembly condemns South-Africa's apartheid

Famous Birthdays

  • Tammy Stephens, American singer (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel), born in Arlington, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • John A. Bennett, American convicted rapist, dies at 26
1961 Highlights

About April 13, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries