On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st live television broadcast from Soviet Union
  • Cuban-American invasion army departs Nicaragua
  • US element 103 (Lawrencium) discovered

Famous Birthdays

  • John Clarke, actor (Mickey-Days of Our Life)

Person of interestRobert Carlyle

Robert Carlyle, British actor (Trainspotting, The Full Monty), born in Glasgow, Scotland