Why 60 Seconds in a Minute ? And 60 Minutes in an Hour ? Why are there 60 seconds in a minute? And 60 minutes in an hour? Facebook Prev Article Next Article Discover Checkout these cool gadgets... Related Posts What Would You See Inside a Perfect Sphere Mirror? Can We Block the Sun to Stop Climate Change? Should We Live On Venus Before Mars? World's Scariest Job? The Biggest Company You’ve Never Heard Of Which Came First – Flowers or Bees? One Response a2zStuff June 5, 2012 if they were using base 60, shouldn’t there be a unique symbol for 57? ie different symbols from 1 to 60.