On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1961

Historical Events

  • "Happiest Girl in the World" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 97 performances
  • Connie Mack Stadium in Philadelphia is sold to J Schleifer Properties

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestEddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy, American actor (SNL, 48 Hours, Beverly Hills Cop, Raw), born in Brooklyn, New York


1961 Highlights

About April 3, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries