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 team mate Hias Leitner
  • Italian government of Segni falls

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Binet, composer, dies at 66
1960 Highlights

About February 24, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces