On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1960

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Casey Stengel retired by NY Yankees (won 10 pennants in 12 years)

Baseball Hall of Fame Manager Casey Stengel
Baseball Hall of Fame Manager
Casey Stengel
  • In Britain, News Chronicle & Daily Mail merge and London Evening Star merges with Evening News

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Lidster, Kamloops, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers)
  • Erin Moran, American actress (Happy Days, Joanie Loves Chachi), born in Burbank, California (d. 2017)

Person of interestJean-Claude Van Damme

Jean-Claude Van Damme, Belgian actor (Double Impact, Kickboxer, No Retreat), born in Brussels, Belgium


1960 Highlights

About October 18, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra