On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1961

Historical Events

<b>President Inaugurated</b>President Inaugurated

Democrat John F. Kennedy, the youngest elected President of the United States, is administered his oath of office at his inauguration by Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren. Robert Frost recites "Gift Outright".

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
Jurist and Governor of California Earl Warren
Jurist and Governor of California
Earl Warren
Poet Robert Frost
Poet
Robert Frost

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yugoslav ex-vice-president Milovan Djilas flees

Politician and Writer Milovan Djilas
Politician and Writer
Milovan Djilas

1961 Highlights

About January 20, 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