On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1960

Historical Events

  • UN General Assembly admit 13 African countries & Cyprus (96 nations)
  • WFSU TV channel 11 in Tallahassee, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Regina Brown, American 4X100 runner (Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Deborah Roberts, American journalist and TV reporter, born in Perry, Georgia
  • James A. Pawelczyk, American astronaut (sk STS 90), born in Buffalo, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Lee Duncan, owner/trainer (Rin Tin Tin), dies of heart attack at 67
  • Michel Brusselmans, Belgian composer, dies at 74
1960 Highlights

About September 20, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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