On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1960

Historical Events

  • VIII Winter Olympic Games open in Squaw Valley, California
  • Walter O'Malley, LA Dodger owner, purchases Chavez Ravine for $494,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Moog, Canadian NHL goalie (Oilers, Bruins, Olympics-Canada-1988), born in Penticton, Canada
  • Carol McGiffin, British TV & radio presenter, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Greta Scacchi, Italian actress (Coca-Cola Kid, White Mischief), born in Milan, Italy
  • Roger Wijesuriya, Sri Lankan cricketer (bowling avg 294 in 4 Tests for Sri Lanka), born in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
1960 Highlights

About February 18, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius