What Happened on September 2, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Tamara & Irina Press (USSR) become 1st sisters to win olympic gold
  • The first election of the Parliament of the Central Tibetan Administration, in history of Tibet. The Tibetan community observes this date as the Democracy Day.
  • William Walton's 2nd Symphony, premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Dickerson, NFL halfback (LA Rams, Colts/2,105 yds in 1984), born in Sealy, Texas
  • John S. Hall, American poet and spoken-word artist
  • Kristin Halvorsen, Norwegian politician
  • Rex Hudler, Tempe AZ, outfielder (NY Yankees, California Angels)

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Tammy Grimes (26) divorces actor Christopher Plummer (30) after 4 years of marriage