On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1961

Historical Events

  • Zanzibar's Afro-Shirazi party wins 1 seat by a single vote & parliament by a single seat

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Yagher, American actor, born in Lawrence, Kansas

Mark Messier

Mark Messier, Canadian NHL Center (Edmonton, NY Rangers), born in Edmonton, Alberta

  • Peter Beardsley, English footballer, born in Hexham, United Kingdom
1961 Highlights

About January 18, 1961

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

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