On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1960

Historical Events

  • "Laughs & Other Events" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 16 California Poly football team members die in plane crash in Toledo
  • Cyclone hits coast of Gulf of Bengal; about 4000 die
  • Ron Stewart of Ottawa rushes for CFL-record 287 yards
  • WGTE TV channel 30 in Toledo, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Martin, American rocker (Mr Big), born in Long Island, New York
  • Simon Townshend, British guitarist and songwriter, born in Chiswick, London
1960 Highlights

About October 10, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra