What happened this day in history April 20, 1961

What are the important events that happened on April 20, 1961? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 20, 1961: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 20, 1961 is the 110th day of the year 1961 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 255 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 7, 1961 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectadecagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $9,944.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 20, 1961 Historical Events

  • 1961
    Failure of the Bay of Pigs Invasion of US-backed troops against Cuba.

Who were born on April 20, 1961?

  • 1961
    Barry Smolin, American radio host, writer, and musician
  • 1961
    Don Mattingly, American baseball player
  • 1961
    Konstantin Lavronenko, Russian actor
  • 1961
    Nicholas Lyndhurst, British actor

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