On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1960

Historical Events

  • "The Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom" last airs on ABC-TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st contraceptive pill is made available for purchase in the U.S.

Chemist Carl Djerassi
Chemist
Carl Djerassi
  • Japan signs security treaty with the US

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Harrison, American jazz saxophonist, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Tatsuya Uemura, Japanese arcade game musician and programmer, born in Japan
1960 Highlights

About June 23, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer