1961

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Events

  • February 4 - Beginning of the Angolan War of Independence.
  • February 26 - Hassan II is crowned King of Morocco.
  • April 17 to 20 - The Bay of Pigs invasion: the United States invades Cuba in an attempt to depose Fidel Castro. The invasion fails abysmally when Cuba learns of it ahead of time.
  • May 16 - The Supreme Council for National Reconstruction comes to power in South Korea after staging a successful coup.
  • May 30 - Rafael Trujillo is assassinated when his blue 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air is ambushed on a road outside the Dominican capital.
  • July 19 - The Sandinista National Liberation Front is founded.
  • September 1 - Beginning of the Eritrean War of Independence.
  • September 28 - Syria withdraws from the United Arab Republic.

Births

Villain births

Victim births

  • July 24 - Michael Donald

Deaths

Villain deaths

Victim deaths

  • January 17 - Patrice Lumumba