On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Patrice Lumumba caught in the Congo

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul McCartney and Pete Best arrested then deported from Hamburg, Germany for accusation of attempted arson.

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
Original Drummer of the Beatles Pete Best
Original Drummer of the Beatles
Pete Best

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Ehrig-Mitscherlich, German [GDR] speed skater (Olympic gold 3,000m 1984), born in Dreden, Germany
  • Carol Alt[man], Queens NY (Mrs Ron Greshner)/actress (Private Parts)

Famous Deaths

  • Ion Vasilescu, Romanian composer, dies at 57