A Year in History: 1961 Timeline. Written by Gary Hughes. Last Updated on 3rd February 2021. 1961 was a year filled with tension and excitement in equal measure. While gigantic advancements were being made in the space race, they were equalled by developments in numerous conflicts across the globe, most notably the Vietnam War and the Cold War. Jan 20, 1961, USA Inaugurates Its 35th Presidents Apr 11, 1961, Boston Celtics Win the NBA Finals May 31, 1961, Lea Thompsan is Born Sep 24, 1961, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Colo Timeline of United States history (1950-1969) List of years in the United States; Events from the year 1961 in the United States Incumbents Federal Government. President: Dwight D. Eisenhower (R-Pennsylvania) (until January 20), John F. Kennedy (D-Massachusetts) (starting January 20) Vice. WWF was founded on 29 April 1961 in the small, picturesque Swiss town of Morges, with the basic aim of preserving life on Earth. It was a unique partnership of scientists, business and government leaders, with the support and guidance of HRH Prince Bernhard of The Netherlands and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
1961-63: Timeline of Events Share: Copy Link JFK's short time in office was marked by several major events. Explore them in this timeline. 1961. UN General Assembly condemns apartheid in South. This real-time information system began operating in the early 1960s. In October 1961, the Navy tested the NTDS on the USS Oriskany carrier and the USS King and USS Mahan frigates. After being successfully used for decades, NTDS was phased out in favor of the newer AEGIS system in the 1980s. User on the Dartmouth Time-sharing system Feb 10 Walter Piston 's 7th Symphony, commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra premieres under direction of Eugene Ormandy; wins 1961 Pulitzer Prize Feb 11 Robert Weaver sworn in as Administrator of the Housing and Home Finance Agency, the 1st African American to be appointed to a US cabinet-level positio If you look at the timeline for space travel up to this point the The Soviet Union was consistently one step ahead of the United States, but following the speech by President Kennedy on May 25ththe United States was determined to be the first to put a man on the moon which they achieved on July 20 News Events1969when Apollo 11 landed Neil Armstrong and Edwin Buzz Aldrin, Jr, who became the first human beings to walk on the Moon's surface
A look back at the events that took place during the year 1961.--Please consider supporting Recollection Road on Patreon for just $3: https://www.patreon.com.. The Sixties: Moments in Time. This timeline offers a sample of newsworthy happenings from the 1960s. The events used in this interactive timeline were chosen on the basis of importance at the time. The First Ride On May 4, 1961 the first Freedom Ride began. 13 protesters (7 black and 6 white) were led onto a bus by CORE director James Farmer. The group was led out of Washington on a Greyhound bus. The plan for the 13 protesters was to ride through Virginia, Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi Full Moon. 3rd Quarter. Disable moonphases. Some holidays and dates are color-coded: Red -Federal Holidays and Sundays. Gray -Typical Non-working Days. Black-Other Days. Local holidays are not listed, holidays on past calendars might not be correct. The year 1961 is a common year, with 365 days in total On February 1, 1961 — a year to the day after the Greensboro sit-in — Gaither and 9 others are convicted of Trespass for sitting-in at the McCrory lunch counter. They are sentenced to fines of $100 each or 30 days hard labor on the county chain-gang. They begin serving their sentence on February 2nd
High proton shower activity associated with solar flares had been predicted for April 1961, except from April 11 through 14 (Major Gagarin's flight in Vostok I was on April 12). August 6, the day of the launching of Major Titov's 17-orbit flight, was the safest day for low solar activity on record since 1955 From 1961 through the late 1970s, The Original Fayette County Civic and Welfare League moves forward with an aggressive civil rights strategy to end segregation in school and employment. It also advocates for economic empowerment of African Americans U.S. Involvement in the Vietnam War: The Tet Offensive, 1968 In late January, 1968, during the lunar new year (or Tet) holiday, North Vietnamese and communist Viet Cong forces launched a coordinated attack against a number of targets in South Vietnam.The U.S. and South Vietnamese militaries sustained heavy losses before finally repelling the communist assault May 25, 1961. President Kennedy's Historic Speech. On September 12, 1962, just 20 days after Alan Shepard's flight, President John F. Kennedy makes his historic speech at Rice University. He challenges the nation to land a man on the Moon and return him safely to Earth before the end of the decade 1961 April : Bay of Pigs invasion see Cuban Missile Crisis Timeline August 13 : Berlin border is closed August 17 : Construction of Berlin Wall begins 1962 U.S. involvement in Vietnam increases October : Cuban Missile Crisis 1963 July : Nuclear Test Ban Treaty ratified November 22: President Kennedy assassinated in Dallas, Texas.
The following Vietnam War timeline is a guide to the complex political and military issues involved in a war that would ultimately claim millions of lives. 1961-1963, Volume III, Vietnam,. In our timeline nothing happened militarily, but in the Berlin Crisis timeline this did not hold true. It was the major flashpoint for the entire series of events that resulted in what has happened until now. Everything in this timeline is identical to ours up to October 28, 1961 at 1100 hours and one minute when the balloon goes up Chronology of U.S. Astronaut Missions (1961 - 1972) 1961 Mercury Redstone 3 - 5 May 1961 - Earth Suborbital (Shepard) Mercury Redstone 4 - 21 July 1961 - Earth Suborbital (Grissom Roberto Clemente 1961 Timeline. From BR Bullpen. This is the 1961 installment in a chronology of memorable moments in the professional career of Roberto Clemente. Candlestick Park's notoriously vicious winds dominate the first of 1961's two All-Star Games. A capacity crowd witnesses a record seven errors,.
1st June 1926. Norma Jeane Mortenson born at LA General Hospital. 1935. Norma Jeane's mother Gladys Baker (nee Monroe) taken into an institution. 13 September 1935. Norma Jeane enters an orphanage in Los Angeles as orphan number 3463. 26 June 1937. Norma Jeane leaves the orphanage to live with Grace McKee. November 1938 101 dalmatians (1961) One Hundred and One Dalmatians (also spelled as 101 Dalmatians) is a 1961 American animated comedy adventure film produced by Walt Disney and based on the novel of the same name by Dodie Smith. Seventeenth in the Disney Animated Canon, it was originally released to theaters on January 25, 1961 Timeline. 1961 TO 2016. A History of Expertise, Legacy of Innovation 17 PATENTS, 17 ALGORITHMS, NUMEROUS INNOVATIONS AND MILESTONES. 2016. 2015. Release of Cipher X 7211 with unique TCP Stream Encryption supporting TCP acceleration for satellite networks. 1961. Founded in Concord, Massachusetts, U.S.A..
Aga Khan IV - Timeline - 1961. 1961. March 16, 1961: Met the late President Kennedy at the White House, Washington. May 5 - June 1961: Long tour of East Africa. Told reporters He would examine the situation of the community in the light of the constitutional changes now taking place in East Africa 1961 January 3, 1961 - Disputes over the nationalization of United States businesses in Cuba cause the U.S. Government to sever diplomatic and consular relations with the Cuban government. February 15, 1961 - The entire United States figure skating team is killed in a plane crash near Brussels, Belgium on their journey to the World Championships 1960-1975 Timeline Print PDF Zoom Out Main Greensboro sit ins February 1, 1960 Inauguration of John F. Kennedy january 20, 1961 peace corps created march 1, 1961 yuri gagarin orbits earth april 12, 1961 berlin crisis april 13, 1961 Bay of pigs invasion April 17, 1961 rachel carson silent spring is published. . Keystone/Getty Images. On March 1, 1961, President Kennedy founded the Peace Corps, a federal agency designed to give Americans an opportunity to serve their country and the world through volunteer community-based projects
Internet History Timeline 1960s. The internet as we know it doesn't exist until much later, but internet history starts in the 1960s. In 1962, MIT computer scientist J.C.R. Licklider comes up with the idea for a global computer network. He later shares his idea with colleagues at the U.S. Department of Defense Advanced Research Projects. . People, places, and events that shaped Mississippi history. 10,000BCE-1518CE 1519-1797 1798-1832 1833-1865 1866-1902 1903-1928 1929-1945 1946-Present 1946-Present » 1961. 1961: David Donald's biography Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War receives Pulitzer Prize. The Goodman Mississippi native's.
Timeline 1961-1962 . For Assistance; email@example.com; 662-915-5978; Frontdoor - Quote With his admission on Oct. 1, 1962, Meredith became one of the heroic figures in the American Civil Rights Movement.. Timeline:1961 View source History Talk (0) Series information. Year: 1961. Chronology. Previous: 1960. Next: 1962. Dates. 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday. Date Event(s) January 20: Birth of Pepe Laaksonen, the voice of Patrick Star in the Finnish dub of SpongeBob SquarePants. March 29.
The Berlin Crisis, 1958-1961 On November 10, 1958, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev delivered a speech in which he demanded that the Western powers of the United States, Great Britain and France pull their forces out of West Berlin within six months. This ultimatum sparked a three year crisis over the future of the city of Berlin that culminated in 1961 with the building of the Berlin Wall On Saturday August 12, 1961, East Berlin mayor Walter Ulbricht signed an order to close the border and erect a Wall. The tide of East Germans flooding to the West through the many roads, canals, crossings, and trains, came to an abrupt end. It is estimated that 3.7 to 4 million East Germans escaped to the West Southend Timeline - 1961. 1961. Steam for Electric on the LTS - The LTS rail line followed Southend Victoria by starting the phasing out of the Steam train. Although the Victoria line had completed their transition in 1956. Cricket - 23-25 Aug Essex hosted Australia in a cricket match at Southchurch Park, the Aussies won by 55 runs
Dwight Eisenhower, 34th US President, 1953-1961. Thirty-Fourth President USA,1953-1961. Bringing to the Presidency his prestige as commanding general of the victorious forces in Europe during World War II, Dwight D. Eisenhower obtained a truce in Korea and worked incessantly during his two terms to ease the tensions of the Cold War . This timeline of major events was created for the forthcoming book, Seattle in Black and White: The Congress of Racial Equality and the Fight for Equal Opportunity, 1961-1968 by Joan Singler, Jean Durning, Bettylou Valentine, and Maid Adams (University of Washington Press). Rather than include it in that volume, the.
1961 - Tanganyika becomes independent with Julius Nyerere as prime minister. 1962 - Tanganyika becomes a republic with Mr Nyerere as president. 1963 - Zanzibar becomes independent This post is a comprehensive timeline of the Cold War, from the origins of the Russian-American conflict following World War Two to the final dissolution of the Soviet Union and the fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 20th century. Scroll down to learn more. Alternatively, watch this nine-minute explainer video for an overview of the Cold. Project Mercury already was under way, having launched the first American, Alan Shepard, on a suborbital flight May 5, 1961 -- just a few weeks before the president's bold proclamation. On Feb. 20, 1962, John Glenn lifted off from Launch Complex 14 aboard an Atlas rocket to become the first American to orbit Earth John F. Kennedy, 35th US President, 1961-1963. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, commonly known as Jack Kennedy, or by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until he was assassinated in November 1963. Notable events during his presidency included the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the. Below is a timeline of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1961. Date. Results. Jan. Tennis Australia Open won by Roy Emerson and Margaret Smith. April. Golf Masters won by Gary Player (his 1st win) May. Tennis French Open won by Manuel Santana and Ann Haydon
Cover of the 1961 LP. One of the traditional methods of imposing statism or socialism on a people has been by way of medicine. It's very easy to disguise a medical program as a humanitarian project.. We can say right now that we want no further encroachment on these individual liberties and freedoms. And at the moment, the key. This civil rights movement timeline chronicles important dates during the struggle's second chapter, the early 1960s. President Lyndon B. Johnson successfully pushed through the historic Civil Rights Act of 1964, and a number of other groundbreaking events unfolded between 1960 and 1964, the span covered by this timeline, leading up the.
1961-2013 Ford Econoline Timeline Commemorating Five Decades of Ford's Full-Size Van. See all 92 photos. Edward A. Sanchez Writer. Feb 12, 2013. Few automotive models make it to the five-decade. Mission Timeline. 1961 Sputnik 7 - 4 February 1961 - Attempted Venus Impact Venera 1 - 12 February 1961 - Venus Flyby (Contact Lost) 1962 Mariner 1 - 22 July 1962 - Attempted Venus Flyby (Launch Failure) Sputnik 19 - 25 August 1962 - Attempted Venus Flyby Mariner 2 - 27 August 1962 - Venus Flyb The Berlin Wall, 1961-1989: A Timeline Of A Divided Germany. West German citizens sit on the top of the Berlin wall near the Allied checkpoint Charlie after the opening of the East German border.
1961. A jubilant Alan Shepard, on board the USS Champlain in the Atlantic Ocean, May 5, 1961, after the recovery of the Mercury capsule that he rode safely into space and back. His suborbital. The Berlin Wall | A Chronology 1961 is the year the Berlin Wall was first built, but the conditions that led up to its construction began earlier, shortly after the end of the Second World War in 1945. The Berlin Airlift (1948-1949) was the landmark event that most dramatically signaled the growing divide between the Soviets and the other Allies Timeline of abortion laws and events. Mar 29, 2001 at 11:07 AM. The earliest anti-abortion laws were intended to protect women from untrained abortionists. Records indicate abortions occurred.
This timeline covers the years of 1921 to 1979, which includes the formation of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the first lesbian organization in the U.S., plus the FDA approval of birth control pills and the establishment of legal abortion. 1961: President John Kennedy establishes the President's Commission on the Status. Timeline - Freedom Rides. May 4, 1961- Freedom Riders join together in Washington DC to go on their first ride. May 9-12, 1961 - A few riders are arrested in North Carolina. Others were attacked in South Carolina. May 13, 1961- Riders have dinner with Martin Luther King Jr thinking he might join them Antarctica Timeline: 1961. Antarctica Timeline: 2007-2008 : Enlarge image or Download a PDF of the Antarctic Treaty map » 1961: Those scientific efforts led to the establishment of the Antarctic Treaty, which has been signed by 44 countries. This treaty, passed into law in 1961, calls for Antarctica to be used for peaceful purposes only .: DECUS, the DIGITAL Equipment Computer Users Society, meets for the first time at Hanscom Field in Bedford, Massachusetts., the DIGITAL Equipment Computer Users Society, meets for the first time at Hanscom Field in Bedfor
STUDENT LIFE College Bowl. In 1961, four Pomona students who became known as the fabulous foursome—Richard Wilsnack '64, Matthew Cartmill '64, Dallas Holmes '62 and David Renaker '63—appeared on the televised General Electric College Bowl quiz program, and retired as five-time champions after winning $9,000 for Pomona's scholarship fund and crushing teams from such. 1961: January-March 1961, April-June 1961, July-September 1961, and October-December 1961. Special Chronologies . A Chronology of Missile and Astronautic Events 1686-1961; Forecast of Upcoming Anniversaries ; Defining Events in NASA History, 1958-200
'57-'61 '62-'66 '67-'71 '72-'76 '77-'81 '82-'86 '87-'91 '92-'96 '97-DIGITAL Computing Timeline for 1957-1961 Timeline of events: 1961-1979. Charles Allert, holds the Governor's Trophy presented to the winner of the 1962 Tour of Nevada City race. Charlie Allert hosts inaugural Tour of Nevada City Bicycle Race, awarding gold nuggets to winners of the event, which celebrates its 55th anniversary as the Nevada City Classic in June 2015
Robert Frost recites The Gift Outright at John F. Kennedy 's inauguration (Jan. 20). First US astronaut, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., rockets 116.5 miles up in 302-mile trip (May 5). Virgil Grissom becomes second American astronaut, making 118-mile-high, 303-mile-long rocket flight over Atlantic (July 21) 1960s Timeline Timeline Description: The 1960s was a time of longer hair, shorter skirts, and new kinds of music. But it was also a time of tensions between world powers, races, and generations. These tensions only seemed to increase as the decade came to a close
JFK Wins Presidency. Democratic candidate John F. Kennedy is elected President of the United States. His margin of victory over Republican candidate Richard M. Nixon is just over 100,000 votes. Kennedy wins 300 Electoral College votes to Nixon's 219. Jan 20, 1961 Design Timeline / 1956 - 1961 Design Timeline / 1961 Design Timeline / 1962 Design Timeline / 1963 Design Timeline / 1964 Design Timeline / 1965 Design Timeline / 1966 Design Timeline / 1967. george washington | 1789-1797 john adams | 1797-1801 thomas jefferson | 1801-1809 james madison | 1809-1817 james monroe | 1817-1825 john quincy adams | 1825-18.. 1961. February 2, 1961 — Barack Obama Sr., 25, marries 18 year old Ann Dunham, a white American student he meets in a Russian-language class only a few months earlier. The ceremony takes place.
1961: RCVS approved first Animal Nursing Auxiliary (ANA) training scheme. 1962: First Animal Nursing Auxiliary qualified. 1965: British Veterinary Nursing Association was formed (it became the British Veterinary Nursing Auxiliaries Association the following year as the term 'nurse' was protected until 1984) A timeline of seat belt history can be traced back nearly two centuries, but it's only been in the past few decades that the safety feature - and its use - have become commonplace. As recently as the 1980s, only about 10% of Americans wore seat belts when riding in a car Jan 1 Western Samoa becomes independent from New Zealand.. Jab 3 Pope John XXIII excommunicates Fidel Castro.. Jan 12 Indonesia's Army confirms that it has begun operations in Dutch New Guinea (West Irian).. Jan 18 The US tries to help the Saigon regime by spraying foliage with pesticide to reveal the whereabouts of Vietcong guerrillas.. Jan 20 In Malaya it is announced that men with four. Adoption History: Arnold Gesell (1880-1961) Born in Alma, Wisconsin, Arnold Gesell was a psychologist and physician who influenced the way many Americans thought about children's development. Nothing in the field of social welfare needs more deliberate and conscious regulation than child adoption, he declared, neatly summarizing the.
1961-1970. The Angels finished the 1961 season with a 70-91 record. The club's .435 winning percentage still stands as the best of any expansion team in major league history. The Angels played at Wrigley Field in Los Angeles in 1961. Moved to Dodger Stadium and remained there through the 1965 season 1961-1968. Mounting tension between the United States and the Soviet Union, and war in Vietnam determined U.S. foreign policy in the 1960s. In 1961, the Soviet Union erected the most iconic image of the Cold War, the Berlin Wall, which physically divided the Western and Eastern Blocs of Germany's city of Berlin America's Wars in Vietnam, 1961-1975. The wars in Vietnam lasted 30 years. They began when France tried to restore colonial rule after World War II. Fear of losing Southeast Asia to the Communist-led independence movement brought U.S. backing to the French effort during the 1950s > Syria Timeline: (1920-1960) — French mandate to merger with Egypt. Ba'ath takeover. 1961-63. Following another military coup led by Abd al-Karim al-Nahlawi September 28, 1961 Syria secedes.