Historical Events on December 18, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Britain's EMI Records originally rejects the Beatles
  • For 2nd consecutive year, AP names Wilma Rudolph female athlete of year
  • India annexes Portuguese colonies of Goa, Damao & Diu
  • KAIL TV channel 53 in Fresno, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Philadelphia Warriors scores 78 points vs LA

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain