Historical Events on March 29, 1961

About Mar 29, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 6 months and 22 days

Historical Events

  • 23rd Amendment to the US Constitution ratified, allowing Washington, D.C. residents to vote in presidential elections

Event of interestEvent of Interest

After a 4½ year trial Nelson Mandela is acquitted of treason in Pretoria

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • KCPT TV channel 19 in Kansas City, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting