On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1961

Historical Events

Election of Interest

UN General Assembly unanimously elects U Thant as acting Secretary-General after the death of Dag Hammarskjöld in a plane crash

Famous Birthdays

  • David AC viscount Linley, son of English princess Margaret/mystic
  • Kari Michaelsen, American actress (Katie-Gimme a Break), born in NYC, New York
1961 Highlights

About November 3, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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