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1961
CONTENTS

Chronology of Events

The Year in Pictures

Awards and Honors

Deaths

Disasters

Governors

Sports Highlights

World Leaders

Continental Airlines Hijacking
Continental Airlines Hijacking
On August 3, 1961, ex-convict Leon Bearden and his 16-year-old son Cody hijacked a Continental Airlines 707 jetliner while it was over New Mexico en route from Los Angeles, California, to Houston, Texas, and demanded that they be flown to Havana, Cuba.

Drought
The Drought of 1961

Peace March
Peace March

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