Today in History for 5th September 1960

Day of Week: Monday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 5 of 5

- A. J. Foyt wins the first of 67 Indy car victories at Du Quoin, Ill. State Fairgrounds
- Cassius Clay wins Olympic light heavyweight gold medal
- President Kasavubu fires premier Lumumba of Congo
- The poet Léopold Sédar Senghor is elected as the first President of Senegal.
- Wilma Rudolph wins her 2nd gold medal

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2

- Rob Stull, Damascus Md, US pentathlete (Olympic-92)
- Willie Gault, bob sledder/NFL receiver (Chicago Bears, LA Raiders)

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