On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1961

Historical Events

  • 8th National Film Awards (India): "Anuradha" wins the Golden Lotus
  • Aklilou Habtewold becomes 1st premier of Ethiopia

Famous Birthdays

  • Ron Brown, American athlete (Olympic gold 4 x 100m 1984), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Seerp Anema, Dutch poet and writer (Modern Art & Degenerating), dies at 85
1961 Highlights

About March 31, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries