What Happened on September 9, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Denver beats Boston 13-10 in the American Football League's first game before 21,597 fans in Boston.
  • Denver Broncos beat Boston Patriots, 13-10 in the American Football League's first game before 21,597 fans at Nickerson Field in Boston
  • Pakistan ends India's run of 6 consecutive Olympic field hockey gold medals with a 1-0 win over their sub-continent rivals at the Rome Games

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Stoops, American football coach
  • Christopher Sherratt White, New Zealand rower (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Hugh Grant, London England (4 Weddings & a Funeral, 9 Months)
  • Mario Batali, American chef and restaurateur, born in Seattle, Washington

Famous Deaths

  • Armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, Finnish composer and organist, dies at 75
  • Jussi Bj√∂rling, Swedish tenor (b. 1911)