On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1960

Historical Events

  • Biathlon debuts at the Squaw Valley Winter Olympics; Klas Lestander from Sweden becomes the first Olympic champion ahead of Finland's Antti Tyrväinen and Soviet Aleksandr Privalov

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Wynn, American singer-songwriter (The Dream Syndicate), born in Los Angeles, California
1960 Highlights

About February 21, 1960

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

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces