April 24, 1960 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 14th Tony Awards: "Miracle Worker and "Fiorello!" win
  • Heavy earthquake strikes South Persia, 500 killed
  • Record 4 grand slams hit today

Deaths in History

  • Max von Laue, German physicist who discovered the diffraction of X-rays by crystals, dies at 80