What Happened on August 20, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Senegal breaks from Mali federation, declaring independence
  • USSR recovers 2 dogs, 1st living organisms to return from space

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth Alda, daughter of Alan Alda, actress (Beth-Four Seasons)
  • Mark Langston, pitcher (California Angels), born in San Diego, California
  • Troy Young, horse trainer

Famous Deaths

  • Rudolf Moser, composer, dies at 68