On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1961

Historical Events

  • Albania disavows Chinese "Revisionism"
  • Henk van der Grift (Neth) becomes world champ all-round skater

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Wallace, English race car driver
  • Justin Fashanu, English soccer forward (first openly gay pro footballer; first black footballer to command £1 million transfer fee), born in London, England (d. 1998)
1961 Highlights

About February 19, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

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