On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1960

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

US Republican National convention selects Richard Nixon as candidate

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Gold, American food critic who was the first in his field to win a Pulitzer Prize, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2018)
  • Luiz Fernando Carvalho, Brazilian film director, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Yōichi Takahashi, Japanese mangaka of Captain Tsubasa and Hungry Heart Wild Striker

Famous Deaths

  • Enrique Amorim, Uruguayan author (La victoria no viene sola), dies at 60
1960 Highlights

About July 28, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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