On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1960

Historical Events

  • 85th Preakness: Bobby Ussery aboard Bally Ache wins in 1:57.6

Music History

Leontyne Price becomes the first African American to sing the lead at Teatro alla Scala in Milan in "Aida"

Famous Birthdays

Jeffrey Dahmer

Jeffrey Dahmer, American serial killer (Milwaukee Cannibal), born in West Allis, Wisconsin (d. 1994)

  • Kent Hrbek, American baseball player ( Minnesota Twins), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Mohanlal, Indian actor, born in Elanthoor, India
1960 Highlights

About May 21, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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