On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1961

Historical Events

  • NY Senate approves $55M for a baseball stadium at Flushing Meadows

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Jones, Australian cricket batsman and broadcaster (52 Tests @ 46.55; 164 ODIs; Victoria), born in Coburg, Australia (d. 2020)
  • Jim Gallagher Jr, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1992 runner-up), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
1961 Highlights

About March 24, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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