On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Woodruff, American television journalist, born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
  • John Viscardi, American actor (Father Tony-One Life to Live), born in New York City, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Learned Hand, Chief judge of US court of Appeals, dies at 89
  • Leonhard Frank, writer, dies at 78
1961 Highlights

About August 18, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo