What Happened on July 6, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dr Barbara Moore completes a 3,207 mile walk from LA to NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Caroll-Ann Alie, sailor (Olympics-14-92, 96), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jozef/Josef Pribilinec, Czech, speed walker (world record 10K)
  • Lauri Merten, Waukesha WI, LPGA golfer (1993 US Women's Open)
  • Valerie Brisco-Hooks, Greenwood Ms, 200m/400m runner (Olympic-gold-84)

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Bette Davis (52) divorces actor Gary Merrill (46) after almost 10 years of marriage

Actress Bette Davis
Bette Davis

Famous Deaths

  • Aneurin Bevan, British politician (b. 1897)