On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cassius Clay's [Muhammad Ali] 1st professional fight, beats Tunney Hunsaker on points in 6 rounds in Louisville, Kentucky

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • Chartered C46 carrying Cal State's football team crashes, kills 16

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Carter, shot putter (Olympic silver 1984), born in Dallas, Texas