On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
  • Yƍichi 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