On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1961

Historical Events

  • Houston Oilers quarterback George Blanda passes for 7 touchdowns in a 49-13 rout of NY Titans at Jeppesen Stadium, Houston

Famous Birthdays

  • Grant Ledyard, Canadian NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan, American actress (When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle), born in Fairfield, Connecticut


Famous Deaths

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

About November 19, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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