Historical Events on July 23, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Music concertMusic Concert

American opera singer Grace Bumbry becomes the first black singer to perform at the Bayreuth Festival, Germany, she earns 42 curtain calls

Opera Singer Grace Bumbry
Opera Singer
Grace Bumbry

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • Bricusse & Newley's musical "Stop the world I want to ..." premieres