On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1960

Historical Events


InventionHistoric Invention

1st patent for lasers granted to Arthur Schawlow & Charles Townes


Famous Birthdays

  • Laurie Sargent, rock vocalist (Face To Face)

Famous Deaths

  • José Antonio Aguirre, Basque politician (b. 1904)
1960 Highlights

About March 22, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries