What Happened on January 5, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Continental League, a proposed third major league, gets an assurance of congressional support from NY Senator Kenneth Keating

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Strömberg, Swedish footballer
  • Steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series)

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies
  • Pavel P Parenago, Russia, cosmonaut, dies at 53