On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1960

Historical Events

  • Pioneer 5 launched into solar orbit between Earth & Venus

Famous Birthdays

  • Christophe Gans, French film director

Famous Deaths

  • Roy Chapman Andrews, US biologist/explorer, dies at 76
1960 Highlights

About March 11, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces