On This Day

What Happened on November 10, 1960

How Britain Fell in Love with Lady Chatterley

Historical Events

Historic Publication

Uncensored version of D. H. Lawrence's "Lady Chatterley’s Lover" finally goes on sale in the UK after a jury finds publisher Penguin Books not guilty in an obscenity trial

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Hawkins, American college football coach (University of Colorado 2006-10), born in Fall River Mills, California
  • Neil Gaiman, English writer of graphic novels, films and fiction (American Gods, The Graveyard Book, The Ocean at the End of the Lane), born in Portchester, Hampshire, England

Famous Deaths

  • Isadore Freed, Belarusian-American composer, pedagogue, and musicologist (Harmonizing the Jewish Modes), dies at 60
1960 Highlights

About November 10, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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