On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1960

Historical Events

  • ABC and AFL sign a 5 year contract
  • Typhoon Mary in China kills at least 1,600

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Paikin, Canadian journalist

Famous Deaths

  • RenĂ© Maran, Martiniques writer (Batouala, Prix Goncourt), dies
1960 Highlights

About June 9, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini