On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1960

Historical Events

Sports History

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

  • 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)

Jean-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? 61 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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