On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • US stops sugar import from Cuba
  • Zaire (formerly Belgian Congo) declares independence from Belgium

Famous Birthdays

  • Murray Cook, Australian children's singer (The Wiggles), born in Cowra, New South Wales, Australia
  • Randy Ladouceur, Canadian NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Brockville, Ontario, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Clarence Cameron White, composer, dies at 79