What Happened on November 3, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Ivory Coast adopts constitution
  • Pittsburgh Pirates' Vern Law wins Cy Young Award
  • Tammy Grimes' "Unsinkable Molly Brown" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 532 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • James Prime, British rock keyboardist (Deacon Blue-Pay Day)
  • Marcel "Baaf" Stavenuiter, Dutch drummer (Bob Color)
  • Sharon Monplaisir, fencer-epee (Olympics-96), born in NYC, New York
  • [Charles] Karch Kiraly, Jackson, Michigan, American volleyball player (Oly-3 g-84, 88, 96)

Famous Deaths

  • Harold Spencer Jones, London, English Astronomer and 10th astronomer royal of England whose work led to a more accurate determination of the distance between the Earth and the Sun
  • Paul Willis, American actor (b. 1901)