On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1961

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

India's Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru arrives in NY

1st Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru
1st Prime Minister of India
Jawaharlal Nehru
  • St Louis Cards Bill Stacy, returns 2 interceptions for TDs vs Dallas

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles O. Hobaugh, NASA astronaut and U.S. Marine Corps officer, born in Bar Harbor, Maine
  • Gina Mastrogiacomo, American actress (Goodfellas), born in Great Neck, Long Island, New York (d. 2001)
1961 Highlights

About November 5, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio