What happened this day in history April 21, 1960

What are the important events that happened on April 21, 1960? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 21, 1960: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 21, 1960 is the 112th day of the year 1960 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 254 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 8, 1960 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectadecadigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $206.74. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rat is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 21, 1960 Historical Events

  • 1960
    Brasília, Brazil’s capital, is officially inaugurated. At 9:30 am the Three Powers of the Republic are simultaneously transferred from the old capital, Rio de Janeiro.
  • 1960
    Founding of the Orthodox Bahá'í Faith in Washington, D.C.

Who were born on April 21, 1960?

  • 1960
    Michel Goulet, Canadian ice hockey player

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