On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Petrino, American football coach
  • Jesse Sapolu, NFL guard (SF 49ers)
  • Laurel B Clark, Ames Iowa, Lt cmdr USN/astronaut
  • Mitch Gaylord, American gymnast (Olympics 1984), actor (American Anthem), born in Van Nuys, California
  • Pam Oliver, American sportscaster

Famous Deaths

  • Esperanza Baur, Mexican film actress, and John Wayne's second wife, dies of a heart attack at 40
1961 Highlights

About March 10, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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