On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1960

Historical Events

Sport awardUS Masters Golf

24th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: 1958 champion Arnold Palmer birdies the final 2 holes to win by 1 stroke over runner-up Ken Venturi

  • Senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill

Famous Birthdays

  • Julie Fulton, American actress (Lime Steel), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Katrina Leskanich, American musician and singer (Katrina and the Waves - "Walking On Sunshine"), born in Topeka, Kansas

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

NBA guard Jerry West (21) weds his college sweetheart Martha Kane in Morgantown, West Virginia

NBA Guard Jerry West
NBA Guard
Jerry West

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Benjamin, Australian composer (Devil Take Her), dies at 66
1960 Highlights

About April 10, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries