What happened this day in history September 14, 1960

What are the important events that happened on September 14, 1960? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

September 14, 1960: Facts & Myths About This Day

September 14, 1960 is the 258th day of the year 1960 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 108 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 1, 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 ‘dihectapentacontaoctagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $20,618.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate 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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September 14, 1960 Historical Events

  • 1960
    Congo Crisis: With CIA help, Mobutu Sese Seko seizes power in a military coup, suspending parliament and the constitution.
  • 1960
    The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is founded.

Who were born on September 14, 1960?

  • 1960
    Callum Keith Rennie, Canadian actor
  • 1960
    Melissa Leo, American actress

Who died on September 14, 1960?

  • 1960
    M. Karagatsis, Greek author (b. 1908)

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