On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1960

Historical Events

NBA Record

Philadelphia center Wilt Chamberlain pulls down NBA record 55 rebounds in Warriors 132-129 defeat to Boston Celtics at Philadelphia Civic Center

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Wyss, American actress
  • Edgar Meyer, American classical, jazz, and bluegrass bassist, and composer, born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (b. 1882)
  • Salomon "Sam" de Wolff, Dutch zionist and socialist theorist, dies at 82
1960 Highlights

About November 24, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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