Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1961 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1961
MCMLXI
Ab urbe condita2714
Armenian calendar1410
ԹՎ ՌՆԺ
Assyrian calendar6711
Baháʼí calendar117–118
Balinese saka calendar1882–1883
Bengali calendar1368
Berber calendar2911
British Regnal yearEliz. 2 – 10 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2505
Burmese calendar1323
Byzantine calendar7469–7470
Chinese calendar庚子年 (Metal Rat)
4657 or 4597
    — to —
辛丑年 (Metal Ox)
4658 or 4598
Coptic calendar1677–1678
Discordian calendar3127
Ethiopian calendar1953–1954
Hebrew calendar5721–5722
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2017–2018
 - Shaka Samvat1882–1883
 - Kali Yuga5061–5062
Holocene calendar11961
Igbo calendar961–962
Iranian calendar1339–1340
Islamic calendar1380–1381
Japanese calendarShōwa 36
(昭和36年)
Javanese calendar1892–1893
Juche calendar50
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4294
Minguo calendarROC 50
民國50年
Nanakshahi calendar493
Thai solar calendar2504
Tibetan calendar阳金鼠年
(male Iron-Rat)
2087 or 1706 or 934
    — to —
阴金牛年
(female Iron-Ox)
2088 or 1707 or 935

1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1961st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 961st year of the 2nd millennium, the 61st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1960s decade.

Events

January

Main article: January 1961

February

Main article: February 1961

March

Main article: March 1961

April

Main article: April 1961

April 12: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin through outer space.
April 12: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin through outer space.

May

Main article: May 1961

June

Main article: June 1961

July

Main article: July 1961

August

Main article: August 1961

September

Main article: September 1961

October

Main article: October 1961

November

Main article: November 1961

December

Main article: December 1961

Births

Births
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January

Gabrielle Carteris
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Wayne Gretzky

February

David Graeber
Henry Rollins
Mark Latham

March

Laurel Clark
Kassie DePaiva
Yanis Varoufakis
Amy Sedaris

April

Eddie Murphy
Vincent Gallo
Robert Carlyle
Greg Gianforte
George Lopez

May

Joe Murray
Wally Wingert
George Clooney
John Corbett
Tim Roth
Kevin McDonald

June

Sam Harris
Michael J. Fox
Boy George
Bidya Devi Bhandari
Joko Widodo
Ricky Gervais

July

Diana, Princess of Wales
Forest Whitaker
António Costa
Zbigniew Zamachowski
Elizabeth McGovern
Milind Gunaji
Woody Harrelson
Gary Cherone
Katherine Kelly Lang
Laurence Fishburne

August

Barack Obama
Lauren Tom
Mercedes Aráoz
Brad Gilbert
John Key
Koji Kondo
Manuel Merino
Billy Ray Cyrus

September

Eugenio Derbez
E.G. Daily
Virginia Madsen
Dave Mustaine
James Gandolfini
Chi McBride
Julia Gillard

October

Jodi Benson
Rachel De Thame
Kim Wayans
Robert Torti
Dylan McDermott
Randy Jackson
Peter Jackson

November

Ralph Macchio
Nadia Comăneci
Meg Ryan
Mariel Hemingway

November 27 Lieselotte Lauer, (child family name: Schröder) German company SEL (Standard Elektrik Lorenz) Reported missing since July 1992

December

Matthew Waterhouse
Ilham Aliyev

Deaths

January

Erwin Schrödinger
Patrice Lumumba

February

Carlos Luz
King Mohammed V of Morocco

March

Oswald Rayner
Victor d'Arcy

April

Zog I of Albania
Padma Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana

May

Gary Cooper

June

Carl Jung
Jeff Chandler

July

Nasuhi al-Bukhari
Ernest Hemingway
Ty Cobb

August

Sidney Holland

September

Adnan Menderes
Percy Chapman
Dag Hammarskjöld
Marion Davies

October

Chico Marx
Sergio Osmeña

November

Anselmo Alliegro y Milá

December

Sir Earle Page
Kurt Meyer

Nobel Prizes

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