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1961 Calendar Trivia

The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2023. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.

April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.

1961 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728    
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      

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Historical Events Of 1961

  •  January 3, 1961 – In Finland’s worst civilian aviation accident an Aero Flight 311 crashes near Kvevlax, resulting in the deaths of all 25 people aboard.
  •  February 15, 1961 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Ox in Chinese astrology.
  •  April 30, 1961K-19, the first Soviet nuclear submarine equipped with nuclear missiles, is commissioned.
  •  May 1, 1961 – The Prime Minister of Cuba, Fidel Castro, proclaims Cuba a socialist nation and abolishes elections.
  •  May 24, 1961 – Cyprus joins the Council of Europe.
  •  June 23, 1961 – Cold War: The Antarctic Treaty, which sets aside Antarctica as a scientific preserve and bans military activity on the continent, comes into force after the opening date for signature set for the December 1, 1959.
  •  July 9, 1961 – Turkish voters approve the Turkish Constitution of 1961 in a referendum.
  •  September 11, 1961 – Hurricane Carla strikes the Texas coast as a Category 4 hurricane, the second strongest storm ever to hit the state.
  •  October 27, 1961 – Mauritania and Mongolia join the United Nations.
  •  November 29, 1961 – Project Mercury: Mercury-Atlas 5 Mission – Enos, a chimpanzee, is launched into space. The spacecraft orbits the Earth twice and splashes down off the coast of Puerto Rico.

Who Were Born On 1961?

  •  April 1, 1961 – Mark White, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (ABC)
  •  April 28, 1961 – Anna Oxa, Italian singer and actress
  •  May 14, 1961 – Alain Vigneault, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  •  May 27, 1961 – José Luíz Barbosa, Brazilian runner and coach
  •  June 8, 1961 – Uno Laur, Estonian singer
  •  June 22, 1961 – Stephen Batchelor, English field hockey player and coach
  •  June 25, 1961 – Timur Bekmambetov, Kazakh director, producer, and screenwriter
  •  July 19, 1961 – Hideo Nakata, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter
  •  July 26, 1961 – Dimitris Saravakos, Greek footballer
  •  November 8, 1961 – Micky Adams, English footballer and manager
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