On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1960

Historical Events

  • Auschwitz commandant Richard Bar arrested in German FR
  • The National Liberation Front, better known as the Viet Cong, is officially formed in South Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Carolyn Seaward, Miss United Kingdom (1979), born in Devonshire, England
  • Nalo Hopkinson, Jamaican-born Canadian writer, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Piet Keur, Dutch soccer player and trainer (SC Heerenveen, AZ), born in Zandvoort, Netherlands
1960 Highlights

About December 20, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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