On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1961

Historical Events

  • 50th Davis Cup: Australia beats Italy in Melbourne (5-0)

Historic Event

Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Kent Nielsen, Danish football player & coach, born in Frederiksberg, Denmark

Famous Deaths

  • Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, 1st lady (1915-21), dies at 89
1961 Highlights

About December 28, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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