On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1961

Historical Events

  • Billy Williams of the Cubs is voted NL Rookie of Year
  • USSR vetoes Kuwaits application for UN membership

Famous Birthdays

  • Innocent Egbunike, Nigeria, 4x400m runner (Olympic bronze 1984)
  • Tony Armatrading, British stage and screen actor (Colour Blind; Notting Hill), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Stanislaw Kazuro, Polish composer, dies at 80
1961 Highlights

About November 30, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 60 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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