May 4, 1961 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 1st on-the-road Spacemobile lecture given.
  • CORE begins freedom rides from Washington, D.C.
  • Malcolm Ross & Victor Prather reach 34,668 m (record) in balloon
  • South Africa ANC leader John Nkadimeng arrested

Birthdays in History

  • Ishita Bhaduri, Indian (Bengali) Poet

Deaths in History

  • Anita Stewart, dies of heart attack at 66