On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1960

Historical Events

  • America's new 50-star flag honoring Hawaiian statehood unfurled

Baseball Record

Yankees outfielder Mickey Mantle hits 3-run homer vs Washington, 18th MLB player to hit 300 HRs

Famous Birthdays

  • Sid Eudy, American professional wrestler, born in West Memphis, Arkansas

Famous Weddings

David Lean

Film director David Lean (52) weds fourth wife Leila Matkar

1960 Highlights

About July 4, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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