On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1960

Historical Events

  • 14 die in a train crash in Bakersfield Calif

Sports record brokenNBA Record

Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia) sets NBA playoff record of 53 points

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain

Famous Birthdays

  • George Horvath, Swedish pentathlete (Olympic-1980)

Person of interestKirby Puckett

[Anthony] Kirby Puckett, MLB centerfielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2006)

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett

1960 Highlights

About March 14, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces