On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John F. Kennedy wins 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], rocker (U2-Joshua Tree), 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, actress (Drucilla-Young & Restless), born in Portland, Maine

Famous Deaths

  • Yuri Olesha, Russian writer, dies at 61