On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Connell, English musician and composer (Swing Out Sister), born in Manchester, England
  • Dimitris Saravakos, Greek footballer (Panathinaikos F.C), born in Athens, Greece
  • Gary Cherone, American rock vocalist (Extreme - "More Than Words"; Van Halen), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Keiko Matsui, Japanese musician and composer, born in Tokyo
  • Yolanda Chen, Russian triple jumper (indoor record), born in Moscow, Russia
1961 Highlights

About July 26, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo