On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1960

Historical Events

  • Old handwriting found in at Qumran, near the Dead Sea

Famous Birthdays

  • James Spader, American actor (Endless Love, Wall St, Mannequin), born in NYC, New York
  • Steve Bronski Scottish rock keyboard player (Bronski Beat - "Smalltown Boy"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Steve Bronski, rock synthesizer (Bronski Beat-Smalltown Boy)

Famous Deaths

  • Igor V Kurtshatov, Russian nuclear physicist, dies at 57
1960 Highlights

About February 7, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius