August 5, 1960 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta) declares independence from France
  • Detroit trades manager Jimmy Dykes for Cleve's Joe Gordon

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Arthur Meighen, 9th Prime Minister of Canada, dies at 86

9th Prime Minister of Canada Arthur Meighen
9th Prime Minister of Canada
Arthur Meighen