On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardNFL Pro Bowl

11th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: Western Conference beats Eastern Conference, 35-31; MVPs: Johnny Unitas, Baltimore Colts, QB; Sam Huff, NY Giants, LB

NFL Quarterback Johnny Unitas
NFL Quarterback
Johnny Unitas
  • Supremes signed with Motown Records

Famous Birthdays

  • Yves P. Pelletier, Canadian comedian & film director, born in Laval, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Francesco Maria Saraceni, Italian composer, dies at 49