August 10, 1960 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Discoverer 13 launched into orbit; returned 1st object from space
  • Nicolaas Jouwe forms PANA in New Guinea

Birthdays in History

  • Todd David Hess, First USAF Member inducted into Army's Order of Military Medical Merit.

Deaths in History

  • Emil Strauss, German writer (Vaterland), dies
  • Frank Lloyd, director (Berkeley Square, Blood on the Sun), dies at 72
  • Oswald Veblin, mathematician