On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1960

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John F. Kennedy wins presidential primary in West Virginia

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • US atomic submarine USS Triton completes 1st submerged circumnavigation of the globe

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestBono

Bono [Paul Hewson], Irish rock singer and lyricist (U2 - "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For"; "Desire"; "Beautiful Day"; "One"), born in Dublin, Ireland

Rocker Bono
  • Merlene Ottey, Jamaican/Italian running star (Olympics)
  • Tauseef Ahmed, cricketer (leading Pakistani off-spinner of 80's)
  • Victoria Rowell, American actress (The Young & The Restless - "Drucilla"), born in Portland, Maine

Famous Deaths

  • Yuri Olesha, Russian writer, dies at 61
1960 Highlights

About May 10, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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