On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1961

Historical Events

  • 75,000 Flemings demand equal rights & Flemish language in Belgium

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Potter, American tennis player (6 WTA singles titles, 19 doubles), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Leonard Marshall, American NFL defensive end (Pro Bowl 1985, 86; Super Bowl 1986, 90; NY Giants), born in Franklin, Louisiana
  • Robert Torti, American actor
  • Sanath Kaluperuma, Sri Lankan cricket all-rounder (4 Tests; 2 ODIs; Bloomfield CC), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
1961 Highlights

About October 22, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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