On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1960

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ted Williams hit his 500th HR

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Haden Church, American actor (Sideways), born in Yolo, California

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Reverdy, French poet (Nord-Sud), dies at 70
1960 Highlights

About June 17, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini