On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1960

Historical Events

  • 3rd Rugby League World Cup: Great Britain beats Australia 10-3
  • Bobby Richarson hits a World Series grand slammer

Famous Birthdays

  • François Pérusse, Quebec humorist 9Les 2 minutes du peuple), born in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
  • Lorenzo Milá, Spanish newscaster, born in Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona
  • Reed Hastings, American businessman, entrepreneur and co-founder of Netflix, born in Boston, Massachusetts
1960 Highlights

About October 8, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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