Historical Events on October 19, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • France grants Mauritania independence
  • KWCS (now KOOG) TV channel 30 in Ogden, UT (IND) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Martin Luther King Jr. arrested in Atlanta sit-in

Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.
  • US imposes embargo on exports to Cuba