On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1960

Historical Events

  • CFL's Calgary Stampeders move into McMahon Stadium
  • Chicago Bears beat NY Giants 16-7 in Toronto (NFL expo)
  • Congo (formerly Congo/Brazzaville) declares Independence from France
  • Mil Brave Lew Burdette no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 1-0
  • UFO is sighted by 3 California patrolmen

Famous Birthdays

  • Maureen "Peanut" Louie Harper, tennis player (Denver-1985), born in San Francisco, California
  • Ron van de Berg, soccer player (Sparta)
1960 Highlights

About August 15, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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