On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1961

Historical Events

  • American Harold Graham makes 1st rocket belt flight

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Mattingly, American MLB 1st baseman (NY Yankees/MVP 1985), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • Konstantin Lavronenko, Russian actor (Vozvrashcheniye), born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia
  • Nicholas Lyndhurst, English actor (Only Fools and Horses, Goodnight Sweetheart), born in Emsworth, England
1961 Highlights

About April 20, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus