On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1960

Famous Birthdays

  • Amal Silva, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan wicket-keeper in 9 Tests 1983-88), born in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Jaap van Zweden, Dutch violinist and concert master, born in Amsterdam

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Hornsrud, Prime Minister of Norway (3 weeks), dies at 101
1960 Highlights

About December 12, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius