What Happened on January 28, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"The Goon Show"'s final episode on BBC radio

Comedian and author Spike Milligan
Comedian and author
Spike Milligan
  • 1st photograph bounced off Moon, Washington, D.C.
  • NFL announces Dallas Cowboys (1960) & Minnesota Vikings (1961) franchises

Famous Birthdays

  • John Caliri, American actor (Vinnie-Square Pegs, Double Trouble), born in Providence Rhode Island
  • Robert von Dassanowsky, American cultural historian, writer, and producer

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques de Menasce, composer, dies at 54
  • Zora Neale Hurston, American author, dies at 69