On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1961

Historical Events

  • Houston George Blanda passes for 7 touchdowns vs NY Titans (49-13)

Famous Birthdays

  • Grant Ledyard, Winnipeg, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars)

Person of interestMeg Ryan

Meg Ryan, American actress (When Harry Met Sally, As the World Turns), born in Fairfield, Connecticut

Actress Meg Ryan
Meg Ryan

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy Heyward, American playwright (Porgy), dies at 71
1961 Highlights

About November 19, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio