On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1961

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Belle Meade CC: Mary Lena Faulk wins by 6 strokes ahead of runner-up Betsy Rawls

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls

Conference meetingSummit of Interest

US President John F. Kennedy and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev meet at the Vienna Summit in Austria

Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev
35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy

Famous Birthdays

  • El Debarge, American rocker (Debarge-All this Love), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Ferenc Gyurcsány, Prime Minister of Hungary (2004-09), born in Pápa, Hungary
1961 Highlights

About June 4, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini