On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1960

Historical Events

  • AFL begins placing players names on back of their jerseys
  • Demonstrations against Congolese prime minister Patrice Lumumba
  • XVII Summer Olympic Games open in Rome, Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashley Crow, American actress (Heroes-Sandra Bennet), born in Birmingham, Alabama
1960 Highlights

About August 25, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo