On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Beatles record "Sweet Georgia Brown" & "Ready Teddy"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gangster Joe Gallo is sentenced to 7 to 14 years in state prison for extortion

Gangster Joe Gallo
Joe Gallo
  • US President Kennedy & British PM MacMillan meet in Bermuda

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Ng, Hong Kong actor (Internal Affairs), born in British Hong Kong
  • Ryuji Sasai, Japanese video game composer, born in Osaka Prefecture, Japan
  • Trevor Bayliss, Australian cricketer (NSW batsman) and coach (England), born in Goulburn, Australia