On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1960

Historical Events

  • 29th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Yankee Stadium, New York
  • KDBQ-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KYA

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

US Democratic convention nominates JFK as presidential candidate

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Hislop, British writer, satirist and editor of Private Eye, born in Swansea, Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Anna Blaman, Dutch writer (Life & Death), dies at 55
  • Joy Davidman, American poet, writer and wife of C. S. Lewis, dies at 45
  • Joy Gresham, American writer (b. 1915)
1960 Highlights

About July 13, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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