On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Harry Belafonte 2nd Carnegie Hall performance
  • House investigating committee, looking into payola questions
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice & Consent)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ravi Ratnayeke, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan pace bowler & opening batsman), born in Colombo, Ceylon

Famous Deaths

  • Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39