On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1960

Historical Events

  • Hurricane ravages East-Pakistan (6,000 die)
  • Radio/TV executive John Fetzer buys a controlling interest of Detroit Tigers

Famous Birthdays

  • Curt Ford, American baseball player, born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Joe Nash, American NFL defensive tackle (Pro Bowl, First Team All Pro 1984; Seattle Seahawks), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Cromwell [LeRoy Melvin Radabaugh], American actor (Jezebel, Riot Squad), dies of cancer at 50
1960 Highlights

About October 11, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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