On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1960

Historical Events

  • Australia v West Indies 1st Test Cricket at the Gabba ends in a tie
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD) forms
  • Washington Senators joins American League

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherine Coleman, American USAF officer and astronaut (STS 73), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Ebrahim Raisi, Iranian jurist and politician (President of Iran 2021-), born in Mashhad, Iran
  • James Comey, American lawyer and former FBI director, born in Yonkers, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Gregory Ratoff, Russian producer, director and actor (Exodus, Skyscraper Souls, Corsican Brothers), dies of leukemia at 63
1960 Highlights

About December 14, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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