On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1961

Historical Events

Music History

American folk singer-songwriter Bob Dylan makes his Carnegie Hall (NYC) debut; tickets priced at $2.00 [1]

  • Konstantinos Karamanlis becomes premier of Greece

Famous Birthdays

  • Daron Hagen, American composer, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Edward Knight, American contemporary classical, jazz, and musical theater composer (Total Eclipse; Big Shoulders), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Jeff Probst, American television producer, and host (Survivor), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Les Sampou, American folk singer-songwriter, born in Norwalk, Connecticut,
  • Nigel Worthington, Irish soccer midfielder and manager (66 caps NI; Sheffield Wednesday; Norwich City), born in Ballymena, Northern Ireland
  • Ralph Macchio, American actor (Karate Kid franchise; My Cousin Vinny; Beer League; Eight is Enough, 1980-81), born in Huntington, New York
1961 Highlights

About November 4, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 60 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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