On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Dez Cadena, American punk musician (Black Flag), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • John Cameroon, guitarist (Claw Boys Claw)
  • Kerry Junna-Saxby, Australian 10k walker (Olympics-15th-1992, 96)
  • Liam Cunningham, Irish actor (Game of Thrones), born in Dublin, Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • George S. Kaufman, American playwright (This is Show Business), dies at 72
  • Peter H "Paul" Huf, actor and director (Dutch Comedy), dies at 70
1961 Highlights

About June 2, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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