On This Day

What Happened on November 13, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Vladimir Yefimovich Semichastny succeeds Aleksandr Nikolayevich Shelepin as head of the KGB.
  • WCBB TV channel 10 in Augusta, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Edwin "Rick" Bakker, Dutch author: Rick's Report, AIDS Diary

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr., American diplomat (b. 1897)
  • Fredrik J "Frits" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor (Unknown Woman), dies at 63
  • Wally Brown, American actor (Jed Fame-Cimarron City), dies at 57