What Happened on August 14, 1960

Historical Events

  • Australian driver Jack Brabham clinches his second consecutive F1 World Drivers Championship by winning the Portuguese Grand Prix at Boavista
  • UN peace-keeping troops deployed to the Republic of Congo

Famous Birthdays

  • Broderick Thompson, American NFL offensive lineman (Denver Broncos), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Cecilia Gasdia, Italian soprano, born in Verona, Italy
  • Fred Roberts, American NBA forward (LA Lakers), born in Provo, Utah

Sarah Brightman (63 years old)

British stage actress and singer (Phantom of the Opera), born in Berkhamsted, England

Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Clarke, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder and manager (Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates; World Series 1909 [PP]), dies at 87

About August 14, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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