On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Kwamina" opens at 54th St Theater NYC for 32 performances
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Andoni Zubizarreta, Spanish footballer
  • Don and Ron Harris, American professional wrestlers
  • Laurie Halse Anderson, American writer