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, American rock vocalist and songwriter (R.E.M. - "Losing My Religion"; "Stand"; "Everybody Hurts"), born in Decatur, Georgia

Famous Deaths

Albert Camus

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

1960 Highlights

About January 4, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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