On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st NFL Playoff Bowl (runner-up bowl)-Detroit beats Cleveland 17-16
  • Trucial States (now UAE) issue their 1st postage stamps

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Thomson, Australian politician, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • John Thune, American politician, born in Pierre, South Dakota
  • Supriya Pathak, Indian actress, born in Mumbai, India

Famous Deaths

  • Clarice Baright, 1st woman admitted to American Bar Association, dies at 74