On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1961

Historical Events

  • 48th Tour de France: Jacques Anquetil of France scores his second Tour general classification category title
  • Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 2"

Famous Deaths

  • [Louise] Sophie M E de Vries, actress (English Prof), dies at 88
1961 Highlights

About July 16, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer