On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday

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 (16-time world champion), born in Stoke-on-Trent, England