On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1960

Historical Events


Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

US Vice-president Richard Nixon nominated for presidential candidate at Republican convention in Chicago

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Conway Savage, Australian piano and organ player (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds), born in Victoria, Australia (d. 2018)
  • Jo Durie, English tennis player, born in Bristol
  • Reinaldo de Carvalho, carnival King (d. 1995)
1960 Highlights

About July 27, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo