August 24, 1960 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • -127°F (-88°C), Vostok, Antarctica (world record)
  • 60 people die when a bus plunges off bridge into Turvo River, Brazil

Birthdays in History

  • Franz Vienboeck, Austrian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13)
  • Steven W Lindsey, Arcadia California, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 87, sk:95)