On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1960

Historical Events

  • 1st atomic powered electric-drive submarine launched (Tullibee)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

South Korean President Syngman Rhee resigns after 12 years in power

First President of South Korea Syngman Rhee
First President of South Korea
Syngman Rhee
  • Togo (formerly French Togo) declares independence from French administration

Famous Birthdays

  • Wally Langdon, British bassist (Herman Brood & His Wild Romance), born in London, England (d. 2019)
1960 Highlights

About April 27, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus