On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1960

Historical Events

Music Premiere

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

Comedian and Actor Phil Silvers
Comedian and Actor
Phil Silvers

NFL 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
NFL Sportscaster Tom Brookshier
NFL Sportscaster
Tom Brookshier

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Toomey, American syndicated cartoonist, born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Temuera Morrison, New Zealand actor (Boba Fett - Star Ward Franchise), born in Rotorua, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Eduard Ludwig, German architect (Hansa quarter, Berlin), dies at 54
  • Watsuji Tetsuro, Japanese philosopher (b. 1889)
1960 Highlights

About December 26, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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