On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1960

Historical Events

  • 1st fully mechanized post office opened, Providence, RI

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ralph Houk, 41, replaces Casey Stengel as Yankee manager

Baseball Hall of Fame Manager Casey Stengel
Baseball Hall of Fame Manager
Casey Stengel

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Hansen, American NFL punter (Pro Bowl 1984; NO Saints, Cleveland Browns, NY Jets), born in Hawarden, Iowa
  • Konstantin Aseev, Russian chess player (d. 2004)
  • Lepa Brena, famous Yugoslav singer
1960 Highlights

About October 20, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra