On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1960

Historical Events


BattleExecution

Opponents of Fidel Castro executed in Cuba

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro
  • Pirate's Mazeroski's bottom of 9th lead off HR beats NY Yankees 10-9 in game 7 of 57th World Series
  • Third presidential debate with Nixon in Hollywood & Kennedy in NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Ari Fleischer, American media consultant and 21st White House Press Secretary, born in Pound Ridge, New York
  • Joey Belladonna, American heavy metal vocalist (Anthrax-Protest), born in Oswego, New York
  • Peter Keisler, American lawyer and acting Attorney General of the United States (2007), born in Hempstead, New York
  • Tim Brewster, American football coach, born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey
1960 Highlights

About October 13, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 60 years and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra