On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1961

Historical Events

  • Art Modell purchases Cleveland Browns for then record ($3,925,000)
  • The Beatles' first appearance at the Cavern Club in Liverpool

Famous Birthdays

  • Kassie Wesley, Ky, actress (Evil Dead 2, Blair-One Life to Live)
  • Lothar Matthäus, German footballer
  • Shawn Lane, American guitar virtuoso (d. 2003)
  • Slim Jim Phantom [Jim McDonnell], American rock drummer (Stray Cats), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Wei Wang, US table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Beijing, China
1961 Highlights

About March 21, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries