What Happened on September 10, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Abebe Bikila runs Olympic/World record marathon (2:15:16.2)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Yankee Mickey Mantle hits 643' HR over right field roof in Detroit

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Famous Birthdays

  • Alison Bechdel, American cartoonist

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Colin Firth, English actor (Bridget Jones' Diary, The King's Speech), born in Grayshott Hampshire

  • David Lowery, American musician
  • Miranda Wilson, Nebraska, actress (Sandra-Santa Barbara)

Famous Deaths

  • Fjodor I Panfjorov, Russian author (Volga - matushka-reka), dies at 63