On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Wildcat" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 172 performances
  • TWA 266 & United 826 collide over Staten Island, kills 134

Famous Birthdays

  • Pat Van Den Hauwe, Belgian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Anna Luther, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk), dies at 63