What Happened on October 27, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st Saturn launch vehicle makes an unmanned flight test
  • American Basketball League starts play
  • Outer Mongolia & Mauritania become 102nd & 103rd members of UN
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya & Sary Shagan USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Rick Gibson, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 CPGA), born in Calgary, Alberta