On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1960

Historical Events

  • US nuclear submarine USS Triton set off on underwater round-world trip

Famous Birthdays

  • Cherie Chung, Hong Kong actress (An Autumn's Tale), born in Hong Kong
  • Chris Schultz, Canadian football offensive tackle (NFL Dallas Cowboys; CFL All Star 1987, 88; Toronto Argonauts) and sportscaster (The Sports Network), born in Burlington, Ontario (d. 2021)
  • Peter "Pete" Willis, British musician and songwriter (Def Leppard), born in Sheffield, England
1960 Highlights

About February 16, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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