On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1960

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, American NFL nose tackle (Super Bowl 1984, 88, 89; Pro Bowl 1985, 87, 88; First-team All-Pro 1986, 87, 88; SF 49ers) and athlete (Olympic silver shot put 1984), born in Dallas, Texas
1960 Highlights

About October 29, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 60 years and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio