April 30, 1961 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • "Tossin' and Turnin'" single released by Bobby Lewis (Billboard Song of the Year 1961)
  • 1st shuttle flights between Washington, D.C., Boston & NYC begin (Eastern)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Premier Fidel Castro of Cuba receives Lenin-Peace Prize

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Lee Harvey Oswald marries Marina Prusakova in Minsk USSR

Former Soldier and Assassin Lee Harvey Oswald
Former Soldier and Assassin
Lee Harvey Oswald