On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Wong [Chau-sang], Hong Kong actor (The Untold Story), born in Hong Kong
  • Carlos Valderrama, Colombian footballer, born in Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Jeff Russell, American MLB pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Greet Koeman, Dutch opera soprano, dies at 54
1961 Highlights

About September 2, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo