On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1960

Historical Events

  • 1st performance of Ferde Grofe's "San Francisco Suite"

Famous Birthdays

  • Jodie Mudd, American golfer (Players C'ship 1990), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Steve Clark, English rock guitarist (Def Leppard), born in Hillsborough, England (d. 1991)
  • Valerie Bertinelli, American actress (Barbara Cooper Royer-1 Day at a Time, Hot in Cleveland), born in Wilmington, Delaware

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelis Jan Bakkerr, Dutch/US nuclear physicist, dies
  • Toyohiko Kagawa, Japanese Christian social reformer & writer, dies at 71
1960 Highlights

About April 23, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus