On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1960

Historical Events

  • Race riot in Jacksonville, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Ogilvie Dodge, American botanist and pioneer researcher on heredity in fungi, dies at 88
1960 Highlights

About August 9, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo