On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • US government issues a stamp honoring 100th birthday of James Naismith (invented game of basketball - actually Canadian)

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Goldy, American guitarist for the band Dio, born in San Diego, California
  • Florent Pagny, French songwriter and singer, born in Chalon-sur-Saône, Saône-et-Loire, France
  • Kazuhiko Aoki, Japanese game creator, born in Japan