On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1961

Historical Events

  • 8th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Wake Forest beats Duke, 96-81
  • Paul-Henri Spaak resigns as Secretary-General of NATO

Famous Birthdays

  • David "Tinker" Juarez, American BMX and cross-country mountain bike racer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, American boxer (WBA lightweight champion), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Sabine Everts, former German track athlete
  • Steven Weber, American actor (Wings - "Brian Hackett"), born in Queens, New York
1961 Highlights

About March 4, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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