On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1960

Historical Events

  • For 1st time since 1927, Pirates clinch NL pennant
  • NY Yankees clinch AL pennant
  • Phillies beat Reds 7-1, ending 16 consecutive Sunday loses

Famous Birthdays

  • Igor Belanov, Soviet-Ukrainian footballer, born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • John Hills, British racehorse trainer (d. 2014)
  • Sonia Benezra, Canadian television host, born in Montreal, Quebec

Famous Deaths

  • Emily Post, American authority on social behaviour and writer (Etiquette), dies at 86
1960 Highlights

About September 25, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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