On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1960

Historical Events

  • Fire aboard USS Constellation, under construction at Brooklyn (50 die)

Music releaseMusic Recording

Frank Sinatra's 1st session with Reprise Records (Ring-A-Ding-Ding)

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • Mercury-Redstone 1A reaches 210 km in test flight

Famous Birthdays

  • Michelangelo Signorile, American writer
  • Mike Lookinland, American actor (Bobby-Brady Bunch), born in Mt Pleasant, Utah
1960 Highlights

About December 19, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius