What Happened on November 8, 1960

Historical Events

Election of Interest

John F. Kennedy is elected President of the United States, defeating Republican candidate Richard Nixon who was the incumbent Vice President

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Nyqvist, Swedish actor (Girl with A Dragon Tattoo), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Oleg Menshikov, Russian actor (Burnt by the Sun), born in Serpukhov, Moscow Oblast, Russian SFSR
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

Otto Frederick RohwedderOtto Frederick Rohwedder (1880-1960)

American engineer (invented the bread-slicing machine), dies at 80

1960 Highlights

About November 8, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 62 years and 7 months
Leap Year: Yes

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

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