On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1961

Historical Events

  • 6th largest snowfall in NYC history (17.4" (44.2cm))

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay Adams, American skateboarder
  • Keith Gordon, American actor (Dressed to Kill, Legend of Billie Jean), born in NYC, New York
  • Linda Eder, American pop and musical theater singer, born in Tucson, Arizona

Famous Deaths

  • Anna May Wong, American actress, 1st Chinese American movie star (Gallery of Mme Lui-Tsang), dies at 56
  • Viscount Dunrossil, Gov-Gen of Australia (1959-61), dies at 67
1961 Highlights

About February 3, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius