A list of events in the 1961 related to Pirates of the Caribbean.
- Unknown – the series premiere of re-dubbed "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color", previously known as the Walt Disney anthology telelvision series, and retained that moniker until 1969.
- The Vasa, a massive warship which sank in 1628, was salvaged and housed in a special museum in the Swedish capital. The ship provided a rich foundation for production designer Rick Heinrichs' wilder and more fantastical designs for the Flying Dutchman.
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