What happened this day in history June 16, 1961

What are the important events that happened on June 16, 1961? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

June 16, 1961: Facts & Myths About This Day

June 16, 1961 is the 167th day of the year 1961 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 198 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is June 3, 1961 – a Friday. 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 ‘hectahexacontaheptagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $4,835.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone 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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June 16, 1961 Historical Events

  • 1961
    Rudolf Nureyev defects from the Soviet Union.

Who were born on June 16, 1961?

  • 1961
    Steve Larmer, Canadian ice hockey player

Who died on June 16, 1961?

  • 1961
    Marcel Junod, Swiss physician (b. 1904)

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