On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1961

Historical Events

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

75th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rod Laver of Australia beats American Chuck McKinley 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 for his 1st of 4 Wimbledon singles titles

  • James R Hoffa elected chairman of Teamsters

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Kieran Harvey, Australian classical and contemporary music pianist and composer (GRETA - Concerto in No Need of an Orchestra), born in Sydney, Australia
1961 Highlights

About July 7, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer