On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 14th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum, Montreal, QC: All-Stars beat Montreal Canadiens, 2-1
  • KCBY TV channel 11 in Coos Bay, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nigeria becomes the 99th member of the United Nations
  • Nigeria gains independence from Britain (National Day)

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth Dennehy, American actress (Guiding Light), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina