On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1960

Historical Events

  • European Free Trade Association forms in Stockholm

Famous Birthdays

  • April Winchell, American actress
  • Cory Everson, American body builder (6X Ms Olympia), born in Racine Wisconsin
  • Michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestAlbert Camus

Albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46

Author Albert Camus
Albert Camus

1960 Highlights

About January 4, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn