On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1961

Historical Events

  • Official International Hockey Hall of Fame opens in Toronto

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Parrett, American pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Jimmy Olander, American country guitarist and banjo player (Diamond Rio - "Meet in Middle"), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
1961 Highlights

About August 26, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo