On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1961

Historical Events

  • NASA civilian pilot Joseph A. Walker takes X-15 169,600' (51,690 m)
  • The Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs is signed at New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Wickenheiser, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • P J Melotte, discovered Jupiter's 8th satellite Pasiphae, dies
1961 Highlights

About March 30, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries