August 8, 1961 in History

Event:

Verne Gagne beats Gene Kiniski in Minneapolis, to become NWA champ





More Notable Events on August 8:
1988 Russian troops begin pull out of Afghanistan after 9 year war
1945 President Harry S. Truman signs United Nations Charter
1937 Bonneville Dam on Columbia River begins producing power
1929 German airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight
1864 Red Cross forms in Geneva
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