Historical Events In 1960
Friday, 18 September 2020
Jan 01 On this day in history bank of France issues new franc, worth 20¢
Jan 01 On this day in history cameroon (French Cameroon) gains independence from France
Jan 01 On this day in history johnny Cash plays first of many free concerts behind bars
Jan 01 Margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48 in the year 1960.
Jan 01 In the year 1960 montserrat adopts constitution
Jan 01 On this day in history uS census at 179,245,000
Jan 02 On this day in history cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60
Jan 02 First redshank old world shore bird reported in North America (Halifax) in the year 1960.
Jan 02 John Reynolds sets age of solar system at 4,950,000,000 years on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1960 roger Sessions' 4th Symphony premieres
Jan 02 Senator John F Kennedy, announces his candidacy for President in the year 1960.
Jan 03 On this day in history victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80
Jan 04 On this day in history albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46
Jan 04 On this day in history european Free Trade Association forms in Stockholm
Jan 05 Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies in the year 1960.
Jan 06 Edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52 in the year 1960.
Jan 07 Luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Jan 09 In the year 1960 building of Aswan dam in Egypt, begins
Jan 10 In the year 1960 bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Delmore Schwartz
Jan 11 In the year 1960 chad declares independence from France
Jan 11 In the year 1960 johan E Elias, Dutch historian (Elias Family), dies at 84
Jan 11 In the year 1960 lamar Clark sets pro boxing record of 44 consecutive knockouts
Jan 12 On this day in history nevil Shute [Norway], Eng/Aust author (Town like Alice), dies at 60
Jan 12 Sobers & Worrell complete 399 stand for 4th wkt v England on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history sobers &Worrell complete 399 stand for 4th wicket vs England
Jan 13 In the year 1960 sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Ital poet (Una Donna), dies at 83
Jan 14 On this day in history elvis Presley is promoted to sergeant in the U.S. Army.
Jan 14 Tuindorp-Oostzaan in Northern Amsterdam, flooded in the year 1960.
Jan 14 US Army promoted Elvis Presley to Sergeant on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1960 mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Women's Golf Invitational
Jan 18 US & Japan sign joint defense treaty in the year 1960.
Jan 19 On this day in history eisenhower & Premier Kishi sign US-Japanese Security pact
Jan 20 Matt Moore, actor (Deluge, Coquette), dies at 72 in the year 1960.
Jan 20 On this day in history patrice Lumumba sentenced to 6 months in Belgian Congo