August 6, 1961 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 1st case of motion sickness in space reported
  • Gherman S. Titov is the 2nd Russian in space aboard Vostok 2 (17 orbits)

Birthdays in History

  • Bruce Matthews, center/guard (Tennessee Oilers)
  • Carol Norman, Ardmore Oklahoma, bowler (LPBT Rookie of Year 1982)

Deaths in History

  • Jozef E Van Roey, Flemish cardinal/archbishop of Mechelen, dies at 87