On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 80 die in collisions in Algiers
  • KUSD TV channel 2 in Vermillion, SD (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • St Louis Cardinals first baseman Bill White smashes 3 HRs & a double in 9-1 rout of LA Dodgers

Famous Birthdays

  • Isabelle Poulenard, French contemporary soprano, born in Paris