On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1960

Historical Events

  • Little Joe 4 suborbital Mercury test reaches 16 km
  • Rock falls traps 437 at Coalbrook, South Africa; 417 die of methane poisoning
1960 Highlights

About January 21, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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