What happened this day in history July 16, 1960

What are the important events that happened on July 16, 1960? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 16, 1960: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 16, 1960 is the 198th day of the year 1960 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 168 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 3, 1960 – a Saturday. 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 ‘hectaenneacontaoctagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $20,018.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby 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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July 16, 1960 Historical Events

  • 1960
    USS George Washington a modified Skipjack class submarine successfully test fires the first ballistic missile while submerged.

Who were born on July 16, 1960?

  • 1960
    Terry Pendleton, American baseball player

Who died on July 16, 1960?

  • 1960
    Albert Kesselring, German field marshal (b. 1881)
  • 1960
    John P. Marquand, American novelist (b. 1893)

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