On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1960

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Elliott, actor/comedian (Get a Life, David Letterman Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Norm Johnson, NFL place kicker (Seattle Seahawk, Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Peter Winterbottom, British rugby player

Famous Deaths

  • Walther Funk, German economist and Nazi politician, dies at 69
  • Willem Elsschot [Alfons Josephus de Ridder], Flemish writer (Kas), dies at 78
1960 Highlights

About May 31, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini