On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Coup under Col Joseph-Desire Mobutu in Congo
  • Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi-Arabia and Venezuela form the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
  • KERA TV channel 13 in Dallas, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Addabbo, American actor (Jason-Generations), born in Coral Gables, Florida (d. 2016)
  • Callum Keith Rennie, British-Canadian actor, born in Sunderland, England
  • Melissa Leo, American actress (All My Children), born in Manhattan, New York

Famous Deaths

  • M. Karagatsis, Greek author (b. 1908)