On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1960

Historical Events

  • Belgian senator Victor Leemans reveals huge gas field in Groningen

Historic Event

Peace Corps 1st suggested by John F. Kennedy in a speech at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor

Famous Birthdays

  • John Aalberg, US cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Orland, Norway
  • Steve Cram, English runner (world record mile/2 km)

Famous Deaths

  • Abram F. Joffe, Russian physicist (crystal), dies at 79
1960 Highlights

About October 14, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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