What Happened on September 26, 1960

Historical Events

  • 1st of 4 TV debates Nixon & Kennedy took place (Chicago)

United Nations Speech

Cuban leader Fidel Castro delivers a 4 hour and 29 minute long speech at the United Nations

Famous Birthdays

  • Bret Erickson, American sport shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Blair, Nebraska
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • William Ling, cricketer (South African batsman in 6 Tests 1921-23), dies

About September 26, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own - Connie Francis
  • UK #1 Song: Tell Laura I Love Her - Ricky Valance