What Happened on August 14, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Australian driver Jack Brabham clinches his second consecutive World Championship of Drivers title by winning the Portuguese Grand Prix at Boavista
  • UN peace-keeping troops deployed to the Republic of Congo

Famous Birthdays

  • Broderick Thompson, NFL tackle/guard (Denver Broncos)
  • Cecilia Gasdia, Italian soprano
  • Fred Roberts, NBA forward (LA Lakers)
  • Sarah Brightman, actress/singer (Phantom of the Opera)