On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1960

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Gil Hodges set NL right handed HR record with #352

MLB First Baseman Gil Hodges
MLB First Baseman
Gil Hodges

Famous Deaths

  • Eduard PĆ¼tsep, Estonian wrestler (b. 1898)
1960 Highlights

About August 22, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo