On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1960

Historical Events

  • 1st fully mechanized post office opened, Providence, Rhode Island

Sports History

Ralph Houk, 41, replaces Casey Stengel as Yankee manager

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 'Yugoslavia’s Madonna', Yugoslav singer, born in Tuzla, Yugoslavia
1960 Highlights

About October 20, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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