On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1960

Historical Events

  • Capital Airlines Flight 20 crashes in Virginia, killing all 50 people on-board
  • US & Japan sign joint defense treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Rylance [David Mark Rylance Waters], English actor (Bridge of Spies) & theatre director, born in Ashford, Kent
1960 Highlights

About January 18, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn