On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 13th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Ned Jarrett wins
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Cornelia Oschkenat, German DR, hurdler (50m indoor)
  • Joel Otto, Elk River MN, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers, Team USA Olympics 1998)
  • Randy Jackson, rocker (Jackson 5-ABC), born in Gary, Indiana