What happened this day in history March 17, 1961

What are the important events that happened on March 17, 1961? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 17, 1961: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 17, 1961 is the 76th day of the year 1961 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 289 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 4, 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 ‘heptacontahexagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $2,029.90. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade 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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Who were born on March 17, 1961?

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    Alexander Bard, Swedish artist, singer (Army Of Lovers), music producer, and philosopher
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    Andrew Paul, English actor
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    Casey Siemaszko, American actor
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    Dana Reeve, American actress and activist (d. 2006)
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    Marcus Dillistone, Royal premiered and award-winning British film director.
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    Sam Bowie, American basketball player

Who died on March 17, 1961?

  • 1961
    Susanna M. Salter, American politician (b. 1860)

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