What happened this day in history May 11, 1960

What are the important events that happened on May 11, 1960? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 11, 1960: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 11, 1960 is the 132nd day of the year 1960 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 234 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 28, 1960 – a Wednesday. 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 ‘hectatriacontadigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $1,106.40. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire 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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May 11, 1960 Historical Events

  • 1960
    In Buenos Aires, Argentina, four Israeli Mossad agents capture fugitive Nazi Adolf Eichmann who is living under the alias of Ricardo Klement.

Who died on May 11, 1960?

  • 1960
    John D. Rockefeller, Jr., American philanthropist (b. 1874)

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