On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Claudia Cummins, Clintwood Va, 4th of 5 siblings born on 2/20
  • Imogen Stubbs, actress (Summer Story), born in Rothbury, England
  • Steve Lundquist, US swimmer (Olympics 2 gold-1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Otto Huiswoud, Suriname-born political activist and editor-in-chief (Negro Worker), dies at 67
  • Percy Grainger, Australian-American concert pianist and composer (Hill Songs; Country Gardens), dies at 78
1961 Highlights

About February 20, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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