On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Walt Disney is one of the two main speakers on the Independence Day in The Rebuild Hills at Skørping in Denmark

Famous Birthdays

  • Connie Paraskevin-Young, American sprint cyclist (Olymp-br-88, 92, 96), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Richard Allen Garriott, English-American computer game designer (Origin), born in Austin, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • William Franklin "Frank" Smith, American actor (Cowboy & Bandit, Scarlet Car, Frontier Days), dies of lung cancer at 83