On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1960

Famous Birthdays

  • Aris Christofellis, Greek countertenor, born in Athens, Greece

Person of interestJane Geddes

Jane Geddes, American golfer (US Open 1986, LPGA 1987), born in Huntington, New York

LPGA Golfer Jane Geddes
LPGA Golfer
Jane Geddes

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Stricker, cricketer (South African open bat in 13 Tests 1909-12), dies
  • Rudolf Nelson, German composer, dies at 81
1960 Highlights

About February 5, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius