On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1961

Historical Events

  • 1st London minicabs introduced
  • Dutch guilder revalued 4.74%
  • Dutch Queen Juliana celebrates 12½ year jubilee

Famous Deaths

  • George Formby, British singer and comedian, dies at 56
  • Kjeld Abell, Danish playwright and director (Tivoli), dies at 59
1961 Highlights

About March 6, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces