On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1961

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Kassie Wesley, American actress (Evil Dead 2; One Life to Live - "Blair"), born in Kentucky
  • Lothar Matthäus, German footballer
  • Shawn Lane, American guitar virtuoso (d. 2003)
  • Slim Jim Phantom [McDonnell], American rock drummer (Stray Cats - "Rock This Town"), 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? 60 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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