On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1961

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US vice-president Lyndon B. Johnson visits West Berlin

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Danuta Bartoszek, Pyrzyce Poland, Canadian marathoner (Olympics 1996)
1961 Highlights

About August 19, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo