On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1961

Historical Events

  • "Detectives" TV Crime Drama; moves to NBC-TV

Music releaseMusic Recording

Bob Dylan's 1st recording session-backup harmonica for Caroline Hester

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • Mamum Kuzbari becomes premier of Syria

Famous Birthdays

  • Julia Gillard, Australian politician, 1st female Prime Minister (2010-2013), born in Barry, Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Reinhard Herbig, German archaeologist, dies at 63
1961 Highlights

About September 29, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra