Today in History for 5th September 1960
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◀ 1959 1960 1961 ▶
Day of Week: Monday
Events 1 - 5 of 5
- A.J. Foyt wins the first of 67 Indy car victories at Du Quoin, Ill. State Fairgrounds.
- Cassius Clay wins Olympic light heavyweight gold medal
- President Kasavubu fires premier Lumumba of Congo
- The poet Léopold Sédar Senghor is elected as the first President of Senegal.
- Wilma Rudolph wins her 2nd gold medal
Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2
- Rob Stull, Damascus Md, US pentathlete (Olympic-92)
- Willie Gault, bob sledder/NFL receiver (Chicago Bears, LA Raiders)