What Happened on December 26, 1960

Historical Events

Music Premiere

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

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Toomey, American syndicated cartoonist, born in Alexandria, Virginia

Temuera Morrison (62 years old)

New Zealand actor (Once Were Warriors; Boba Fett - Star Ward Franchise), born in Rotorua, New Zealand

Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

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

About December 26, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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