On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1961

Historical Events

  • Lt Col Gueorgui Mossolov takes E-66A to 34,714 m altitude

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Warren Spahn pitches 2nd no hitter at 41 beats SF Giants, 1-0

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Warren Spahn
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Warren Spahn

Famous Birthdays

  • Cathy Gerring, American golfer (Solheim Cup 1990), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Futoshi Matsunaga, Japanese serial killer
1961 Highlights

About April 28, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus