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1961: January UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  January  1961 Location:  Staroleka, Poland Time:   Summary:  Nocturnal lights were reported. Source:  UFO Nachrichten (Veit) Date:  January  1961 Location:  Irkutsk, Biryat, Russia Time:   Summary:  Rocket on ground on four legs. two figures nearby. Close encounter with a an unidentified craft and its occupants. One rocket-like object was observed by one witness in a town for two minutes. Two beings were seen. Source:  Hatch, Larry  Date:  January Continue Reading

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1961: February UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  February   1961 Location:   Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Time:    20:15 Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported for two minutes. Source:  Del Valle, Pierre Pierre Del Valle investigation files , Bordeaux Date: February  1961 Location:  Western Europe, France  Loqueffret, Bretagne, France Time: 22:10 Summary: Disc near nuclear power station. Domed disc at 150m altitude One domed disc was observed by one male 42-year-old witness (as reported to the police) near a nuclear test site for a few minutes (Chiquello). Continue Reading

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1961: March UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  March  1961 Location:   Oddesundbroen Sydthy, Denmark Time:    Summary:   An unidentified object at close range was observed by one witness. Source:  Wegner, Willy UFO-Landinger I Danmark FUFOS, Copenhagen, 1975 Date:  March  1961 Location:   Ust Maya, Russia Time:    Summary:   A flying disc was observed. One disc was observed by two experienced military witnesses on a river (Orlova). Source:  Zigel, Felix Date:  March  1961 Location:   Tadzhikistan, Tajikistan Time:    Summary: Continue Reading

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1961: April UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  April  1961 Location:    Time:    Summary:    Source:   Date: April 9, 1961  Location: Kingsville, Texas Time: Summary: Round red UFO descended, hovered, sped away. Source: NICAP UFOE, XII Date: April 11, 1961 Location: Cape Canaveral, Florida BBU  Time: 9:57 a.m. local time Summary:  An object was picked up on ground radar at speeds from from 150 knots to 600 knots. The object orbited 6 or 7 times along an azimuth of 126 degrees and between 10 Continue Reading

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1961: May UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: May (first week) 1961  Location: Union Mills, Indiana Time: Summary: Hemispherical UFO with “portholes”, on road; took off as car approached. Source: NICAP UFOE, XII Date: May 3 1961 Location: Union Mills Indiana Time: 2200 Summary: Approximate date. A hemi-spherical craft with portholes, resting on a road, took off when a car came near it. Estimated diameter was 4 m, height 2.5 m, bearing “fluorescent lights.” Source: Magonia 518 Date:  May  1961 Continue Reading

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1961: June UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Summer, 1961 Location: Rybinsk, Russia Time: Summary: A gigantic discoid UFO reportedly appeared at about 12 miles’ altitude, along with several smaller discoid UFOs Source: The Definitive Guide To Unidentified Flying Objects And Related Phenomena By David Ritchie. Date:  June  1961 Location:    Time:    Summary:    Source:   Date: June 1, 1961 Location: New York, New York Time: Summary:  This was my first siting (5 more as Continue Reading

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1961: July UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: July 4, 1961  Location: Akron, Ohio   BB Time: 10:15 p.m. EST. Summary:  A glowing green and white object dove at a plane, stopped suddenly and climbed away at tremendous speed. (July 5, same pilot sighted similar object; also seen visually and tracked on radar at Cleveland airport). Source: NICAP UFOE, V Date:  July 7, 1961 Location:  Copemish, Mich.     BBU 7491 Time: 11 p.m.  Summary:  Waitress Nannette Hilley saw a large ball fly slow, Continue Reading

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1961: August UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: August 1 1961 Location:  Subic Bay (Philippines Time: 2:00 Summary: Looking east about 10 to 15 degrees above the horizon, I saw this star-like object at a very high speed. There was only one light which is the bottom of the craft. The object was round as I can can see it from below. It was at night so I cannot tell what the upper portion of the Continue Reading

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1961: September UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Sept. 2, 1961  Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico BBU  Time: 4:40-4:50 p.m. (MST) Summary:  Ziegler saw reflection of sun from a shiny surface moving erratically W to E from about 240° azimuth (about WSW) to 210° when it stopped and emitted several smaller silvery objects about 1/6 the size of the main object, then continued on to about 150° azimuth (about SSE) where it again stopped and emitted several silvery objects about 1/6 Continue Reading

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1961: October UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: October 2, 1961: Disc-shaped UFO evades pursuit by pilot Date: Oct. 12, 1961  Location: Indianapolis, Indiana Time: Summary: Spherical UFO with a row of pulsating lights viewed from many angles by different observers. Source: NICAP UFOE, XII Date: Oct. 21, 1961  Location: Nr. Datil, N. Mex.  Time:  Summary: Four lights paced car, maneuvered, shot away upward. Source: NICAP UFOE, II Date: Oct. 30, 1961  Location: Ligonier, Penna. Time: Summary: Engineer observed four luminous blue discs with bands of lights or “portholes” Continue Reading

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1961: November UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Nov. 7, 1961  Location: Arlington Heights, Illinois BBU  Time: 1:55 a.m. local time Summary:  Several employees of the Martin Company and Army personnel observed three unusual radar returns on the long range radar. Three objects were observed approaching the Chicago area from ESE with 30 second separation at speeds in excess of 4000 knots. The radar return was very sharp. An attempt was made to determine the altitude of the objects but Continue Reading

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1961: December UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Dec. 13, 1961  Location: Washington, D.C.     BBU 7754 Time: 5:05 p.m. Summary:  C. F. Muncy, ex-U.S. Navy pilot W. J. Myers, and G. Weber saw a dark diamond-shaped object with a bright tip fly straight and level. Source: Berliner  Date: December 21 1961 Location: Lafayette Indiana Time: 2145 Summary: Jerry Hislope, 20, was driving to Kentland when he saw a glowing white object, 3 m in diameter, 1 m thick, dive Continue Reading

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1961: Unknown Date UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  1961 Location:  Irkutsk, Russia Time:   Summary:  An object was observed and photographed. One object was observed by one female witness Source:  Steiger, Brad Flying Saucers are Hostile Award A234S, New York, 1967 Date:  1961 Location:  Australia Time:   Summary:  Close encounter with a an unidentified craft and its occupants. An unidentifiable object and its occupants were observed at close range. Source:  Pereira, Jader U. Les Extra-Terrestres Phenomenes Spatiaux, Paris, Continue Reading

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