On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Finian's Rainbow" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • WDTV TV channel 5 in Clarksburg-Weston, WV (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Simon Gallup, English bassist (The Cure)

Famous Deaths

  • Lester Patrick, NHL coach/star, dies at 76
  • Paula Hitler, sister of Adolf Hitler (b. 1896)