On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Musical "Do re mi" with Phil Silvers premieres St James Theater in NYC

Sport awardNFL Championship

National Football League Championship, Franklin Field, Philadelphia: Philadelphia Eagles beat Green Bay Packers, 17-13; lone playoff defeat for Packers coach Vince Lombardi before Packers establish dynasty

NFL Coach Vince Lombardi
NFL Coach
Vince Lombardi

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Toomey, American syndicated cartoonist, born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Temuera Morrison, New Zealand actor, born in Rotorua, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Eduard Ludwig, German architect (Hansa quarter, Berlin), dies at 54
  • Watsuji Tetsuro, Japanese philosopher (b. 1889)