What Happened on July 21, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Country of Katanga forms in Africa
  • Francis Chichester arrive in NY aboard Gypsy Moth II, setting record of 40 days for a solo Atlantic crossing
  • In Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) Sirima Bandaranaike is world's 1st woman PM

Famous Birthdays

  • Fritz Walter, German footballer, born in Mannheim, Germany
  • Lance Guest, Saratoga California, actor (Lance-Lou Grant)
  • Matt Mulhern, actor (Biloxi Blues), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania