On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1960

Historical Events

  • Black Sunday - Riot in Algiers, 114 die
  • Cleveland's Bernie Parrish sets club record for longest interception return with a 92 yard run

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh's musical "Wildcat" with Lucille Ball premieres in New York City

Actress and Comedian Lucille Ball
Actress and Comedian
Lucille Ball

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Beth Zimmerman, American golfer (4 LPGA Tour titles), born in Mount Vernon, Illinois
  • Rachel Portman, English film composer, born in Haslemere, England
1960 Highlights

About December 11, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius