On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1960

Historical Events

  • Central African Republic & Chad proclaim independence from France
  • USSR withdraws advisors from China

Famous Birthdays

  • Koji Kondo, Japanese composer and music director for Nintendo, born in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
  • Phil Taylor, English darts player (BDO World Champion 1990, 92; PDC World Champion 1995-2002, 04-06, 09-10, 13), born in Stoke-on-Trent, England
1960 Highlights

About August 13, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo