On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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, Jackson MS, 4X100 runner (Olympic gold 1984, 88)
  • Deborah Roberts, American journalist and TV reporter
  • James A Pawelczyk, PhD/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, composer, dies at 74