On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Gay Life" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 113 performances
  • "Kwamina" closes at 54th St Theater NYC after 32 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

JFK sends 18,000 military advisors to South Vietnam

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • US Ranger 2 launched to Moon; failed

Famous Birthdays

  • Janice Lynn Kuehnemund, rocker (Vixen-Rev It Up), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Steven Moffat, Scottish TV writer and producer (Doctor Who, Sherlock), born in Paisley, Scotland