On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Helmi Johannes, Indonesian television newscaster

Famous Deaths

  • A.C. "Jack" Russell, English cricket batsman (10 Tests, 5 x 100s; Essex CCC), dies at 73
  • James Edward Murray, (Sen-D-Montana) (1935-61), dies
  • Valentin Vasilyevich Bondarenko, cosmonaut, dies in accident at 24
1961 Highlights

About March 23, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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