On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1960

Historical Events

  • Mali (formerly French Sudan) declares independence from France

Famous Birthdays

  • Scott Baio, (Joanie Loves Chachi, Charles in Charge, Zapped), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Victor Stevenson, Canadian CFL tackle (Edmonton Eskimos), born in New Westminster, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

  • Melanie Klein, Austrian-British author and child psychoanalyst (object relations theory), dies at 78
1960 Highlights

About September 22, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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