On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1961

Historical Events

  • Chicago Bear Willard Dewveall becomes 1st NFLer to join AFL

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Tramp [Trempenau], Danish heavy metal rocker (White Lion - "Mane Attraction"), born in Copenhagen Denmark
  • Robert Edwin Hall, New Zealand mountaineer & businessman, born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Thesiger, English actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81
  • Henry Geehl, English composer, dies at 79
1961 Highlights

About January 14, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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