On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1960

Historical Events

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

Sport awardLPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Sheraton Hotel CC: Mickey Wright wins by 3 from Louise Suggs

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

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

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean

1960 Highlights

About July 4, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years and 5 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer