On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Billy Barnes People" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 8 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Crow, English trade union leader (National Union RMT), born in Epping, Essex, England (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Ben Jones, American horse trainer who trained 6 winners of the Kentucky Derby (Citation, Whirlaway), dies at 79