On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1961

Historical Events

  • 26th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 34-0 in Birmingham
  • CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: A 6th title for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers; beat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 21-14

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fidel Castro declares he's a Marxist & will lead Cuba to Communism

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro
  • Wind Bell, journal of San Francisco Zen Center, begins publishing
1961 Highlights

About December 2, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius