Puneet Varma

1961 in China

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1961 in China
Decades:  1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s

Events in the year 1961 in China. The country had an estimated population of 695 million people.



  • Chairman of the Communist Party of China – Mao Zedong
  • President of the People's Republic of China – Liu Shaoqi
  • Premier of the People's Republic of China – Zhou Enlai
  • Chairman of the National People's Congress: Zhu De
  • Vice President of the People's Republic of China – Soong Ching-ling and Dong Biwu
  • Events

  • until February 9 - Campaign at the China–Burma border
  • July 11 - Signing of the Sino-North Korean Mutual Aid and Cooperation Friendship Treaty
  • Continuing Great Chinese Famine
  • Other events

  • Establishment of the Logistical Engineering University of PLA, in Chongqing
  • Establishment of Oil Worker's Children Middle School, in Ranghulu District, Daqing, Heilongjiang
  • Sports

  • April 5 to April 14 - 1961 World Table Tennis Championships
  • References

    1961 in China Wikipedia

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