On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1961

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich becomes member of CP of USSR

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonia De Sancha, English actress and lover of British MP David Mellor, born in London, England
1961 Highlights

About September 14, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo