Historical Events on August 18, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st commercial oral contraceptive, Enovid 10 debuts in Skokie, Illinois
  • 1st photograph bounced off a satellite, Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Richardson, Texas
  • Lew Burdette pitches to just 27 for a 1-0 no-hitter against Phillies
  • The Beatles give their 1st public performance at the Kaiserkeller in Hamburg