On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st fully mechanized post office opened, Providence, RI
  • Ralph Houk, 41, replaces Casey Stengel as Yankee manager

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Hansen, American NFL punter (NY Jets), born in Hawarden, Iowa
  • Konstantin Aseev, Russian chess player (d. 2004)
  • Lepa Brena, famous Yugoslav singer