What Happened on December 2, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


InventionScientific Discovery

Paleoanthropologist Louis Leakey discovers 1.4 million year old Homo erectus (Olduvai Hominid 9) in Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania

Archaeologist and paleoanthropologist Louis Leakey
Archaeologist and paleoanthropologist
Louis Leakey

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicholas Dingley alias Razzle, British Drummer (Hanoi Rocks)
  • Rick Savage, bass player (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages)