What Happened on February 1, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st full-scale test of US Minuteman ICBM is successful
  • Australian cricketers Ken Mackay and Lindsay Kline hang on for 100 mins for cricket draw vs West Indies
  • British minister Enoch Powell makes medical insurance more expensive

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel M Tani, Ridley Park MD, astronaut
  • Gina Hull, LPGA golfer (1989 USX Golf Classic-8th), born in Jacksonville, Florida