On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1960

Historical Events

  • Jan De Quay's Dutch government falls
  • King Saud of Saudi Arabia takes power

Famous Birthdays

  • William Sinnot, Scottish techno-dance pop singer and musician (Shamen - "Move Any Mountain"), born in Glasgow (d. 1990)
  • [Zindziswa] Zindzi Mandela, South African politician, born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2020)
1960 Highlights

About December 23, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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