On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1960

Historical Events

Baseball Event

Ted Williams hit his 500th HR

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? 61 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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