On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1960

Historical Events

  • World's largest frog (3.3 kg) caught (Equatorial Guinea)

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Potter, Canadian actor (Kung Fu: The Legend Continues), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Helen Rees, director (Design Museum)
  • Rodney Alan Greenblat, American graphic artist, born in San Francisco, California

Famous Deaths

  • Oscar Hammerstein II, American lyricist (Rodgers & Hammerstein - "Oklahoma!"; "South Pacific"; "The King And I"; " The Sound Of Music"), dies at 65
1960 Highlights

About August 23, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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