On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1960

Historical Events

  • Key Largo Coral Reef Preserve established (1st underwater park)
  • National Observatory at Kitt Peak, Arizona dedicated

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Sanders, American animator and director
  • Marco Pennette, American television producer
  • Phil Walsh, Australian Rules Football wing, coach (murdered by son), born in Hamilton, Victoria (d. 2015)
1960 Highlights

About March 15, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces