On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1961

Historical Events

  • Racial riot at University of Georgia

Famous Birthdays

  • Jasper Fforde, British author
  • Paul Skansi, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawk)

Famous Deaths

  • Elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883)
1961 Highlights

About January 11, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn