On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Explorer (8) fails to reach Earth orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicol Stephen, Deputy First Minister of Scotland
  • Oscar Michael Moore, journalist
  • Terry Sweeney, writer/comedian (SNL), born in St Albans, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Franklin P Adams, columnist (Information Please), dies at 78