On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1961

Historical Events

  • Baltimore and California use a record 16 pitchers in a game (8 each) in 14 inns
  • Iraq announces that Kuwait is a part of Iraq (Kuwait disagrees)

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestRicky Gervais

Ricky Gervais, English actor and comedian (The Office), born in Reading, England

Comedian Ricky Gervais
Comedian
Ricky Gervais

Famous Deaths

  • John Alexander Douglas McCurdy, Canadian aviator, dies at 74
  • Miriam (Ma) Ferguson, US politician, 1st US elected women governor, Governor of Texas (1925-27, 1933-35), dies at 86
1961 Highlights

About June 25, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer