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 Premiere

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


Famous Birthdays

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

About December 11, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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