On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mickey Wright becomes first player in LPGA Tour history to average fewer than 74 strokes per round to win the Vare Trophy after a season average of 73.25; first of 5 consecutive Vare Trophies for Wright

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Connelly, Canadian Musician/Songwriter
  • Django Bates, British jazz musician, born in Beckenham, Kent
  • Glenn Anderson, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (6 Stanley Cup wins; Edmonton Oilers [5]), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

  • Jaroslav Doubrava, Czech composer, dies at 51