On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden Theatre, NYC for 55 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Meltzer, American wrestling journalist
  • Mary Bono, American politician
  • Rafael Belliard, Pueblo Nuevo Dom Rep, infielder (Atlanta Braves)
  • Susan Leigh Still, lt cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 83, 94), born in Augusta, Georgia