What Happened on October 10, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Milk & Honey" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 543 performances
  • Expansion draft to stock Houston Astros & NY Mets
  • Otis M Smith appointed to Michigan Supreme Court
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Lee Diemer, steeplechase (Olymp-bronze-1984), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Henrik Jørgensen, Danish marathon runner
  • Jodi Benson, American voice actress
  • Martin Kemp, rock bassist (Spandau Ballet), born in London, England