January 2, 1960 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 1st redshank old world shore bird reported in North America (Halifax)
  • John Reynolds sets age of solar system at 4,950,000,000 years

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Senator John F. Kennedy, announces his candidacy for the US Presidency

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy

Birthdays in History

  • Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author

Deaths in History

  • Chris van Abkoude, author (Pietje Bell, Kruimeltje), dies at about 79
  • Fausto Coppi, Italian, ran world record 45,798 km, dies at 40
  • Friedrich Adler, Austria soc-dem, murdered PM Storgkh, dies at 80
  • Paul SauvĂ©, Canadian politician (b. 1907)