On This Day

What Happened on November 28, 1960

Historical Events

  • CBS radio expands hourly news coverage from 5 to 10 minutes
  • Mauritania gains independence from France (National Day)

Famous Birthdays

  • Deneice Lewis, model, born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • John Galliano, Gibraltar, British fashion designer
  • Ken Howell, American baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Wright, American author (Native Son, Uncle Tom's Children), dies at 52
1960 Highlights

About November 28, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius