On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1960

Historical Events

  • Cyclone hits coast of Gulf of Bengal; about 10,000 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnaud Desplechin, French film director and screenwriter, born in Roubaix, France
  • Janice Harrer, American WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1989, Olympics 1996), born in Torrance, California
  • Luis Fortuño, Puerto Rican delegate to Congress, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran, born in Tehran, Iran

Famous Deaths

  • H L Davis, American writer (Honey in the Horn, Pulitzer prize), dies at 64
1960 Highlights

About October 31, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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