On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1960

Historical Events

  • German skier Georg Thoma becomes the first non-Nordic athlete to win the Nordic combined event at the Squaw Valley Winter Olympics

Famous Deaths

  • Hubert Cuypers, composer/choir conductor (Missa Populi), dies at 86
  • Paul-Émile Borduas, Canadian abstract painter, dies at 54
1960 Highlights

About February 22, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces