On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1961

Historical Events

  • Equal access rule, political parties get TV broadcasting time

Historic Event

JFK visits Puerto Rico

  • L J Suenens appointed archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels

Famous Birthdays

  • Annie Pujol, Perpignan, French TV hostess (Roue de la Fortune)
  • Karin Resetarits, Austrian journalist
  • Reginald Hudlin, director (House Party)

Famous Deaths

  • William "Dummy" Hoy, professional baseball player, dies at 99
1961 Highlights

About December 15, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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