What Happened on July 6, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dr Barbara Moore completes a 3,207 mile walk from LA to NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Caroll-Ann Alie, sailor (Olympics-14-92, 96), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jozef/Josef Pribilinec, Czech, speed walker (world record 10K)
  • Lauri Merten, American LPGA golfer (1993 US Women's Open), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • Valerie Brisco-Hooks, American athlete (Olympic gold 200m, 400m, 400m relay 1984), born in Greenwood Mississippi

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Bette Davis (52) divorces actor Gary Merrill (46) after almost 10 years of marriage

Actress Bette Davis
Bette Davis

Famous Deaths

  • Aneurin Bevan, British politician (b. 1897)