On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1960

Historical Events

  • US Department of Defense places "Transit 1B", 1st navigational satellite, in orbit around Earth

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Casey, Jr., American lawyer and politician (U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania (D), 2007-present), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Olaf Ludwig, German cyclist, born in Gera, Bezirk Gera, East Germany
  • Rudi Völler, German football coach, born in Hanau, West Germany
1960 Highlights

About April 13, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries