On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1960

Historical Events

  • Sharpeville Massacre: Police kill 72 in South Africa & outlaws ANC

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAyrton Senna

Ayrton Senna, Brazilian auto racer (World F1 champion 1988, 90, 91), born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 1994)

Formula 1 Driver Ayrton Senna
Formula 1 Driver
Ayrton Senna
  • Guy Chadwick, English singer/songwriter (House of Love)
  • Robert Sweet, American drummer
1960 Highlights

About March 21, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries