What happened this day in history February 29, 1960

What are the important events that happened on February 29, 1960? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 29, 1960: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 29, 1960 is the 60th day of the year 1960 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 306 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 16, 1960 – a Monday. 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 ‘hexacontagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $20,177.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone 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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February 29, 1960 Historical Events

  • 1960
    An earthquake in Morocco kills over 3,000 people and nearly destroys Agadir in the southern part of the country.
  • 1960
    Family Circus makes its debut.

Who were born on February 29, 1960?

  • 1960
    Bill Long, American baseball player
  • 1960
    Khaled, Algerian raï musician
  • 1960
    Richard Ramirez, American serial killer
  • 1960
    Tony Robbins, American motivational speaker

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