Historical Events In 1960
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jan 01 Bank of France issues new franc, worth 20¢ in the year 1960.
Jan 01 Cameroon (French Cameroon) gains independence from France in the year 1960.
Jan 01 On this day in history johnny Cash plays first of many free concerts behind bars
Jan 01 In the year 1960 margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48
Jan 01 On this day in history montserrat adopts constitution
Jan 01 US census at 179,245,000 on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1960 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) on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history john Reynolds sets age of solar system at 4,950,000,000 years
Jan 02 On this day in history roger Sessions' 4th Symphony premieres
Jan 02 Senator John F Kennedy, announces his candidacy for President on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80
Jan 04 Albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46 on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1960 european Free Trade Association forms in Stockholm
Jan 05 Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1960 edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52
Jan 07 In the year 1960 luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80
Jan 09 Building of Aswan dam in Egypt, begins in the year 1960.
Jan 10 On this day in history bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Delmore Schwartz
Jan 11 Chad declares independence from France on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1960 johan E Elias, Dutch historian (Elias Family), dies at 84
Jan 11 On this day in history 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 in the year 1960.
Jan 12 In the year 1960 sobers &Worrell complete 399 stand for 4th wicket vs England
Jan 13 Sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Ital poet (Una Donna), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jan 14 Elvis Presley is promoted to sergeant in the U.S. Army on this day in history.
Jan 14 On this day in history tuindorp-Oostzaan in Northern Amsterdam, flooded
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 In the year 1960 uS & Japan sign joint defense treaty
Jan 19 In the year 1960 eisenhower & Premier Kishi sign US-Japanese Security pact
Jan 20 In the year 1960 matt Moore, actor (Deluge, Coquette), dies at 72
Jan 20 In the year 1960 patrice Lumumba sentenced to 6 months in Belgian Congo