On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1960

Historical Events

  • Austria goes 1-2 in the men's slalom at the Squaw Valley Winter Olympics; Ernst Hintersteer wins gold ahead of teammate Hias Leitner

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Italian government of Antonio Segni falls

Prime Minister of Italy Antonio Segni
Prime Minister of Italy
Antonio Segni

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Binet, composer, dies at 66
1960 Highlights

About February 24, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces