Historical Events In 1960
Saturday, 08 May 2021
Jan 01 Bank of France issues new franc, worth 20¢ on this day in history.
Jan 01 Cameroon (French Cameroon) gains independence from France in the year 1960.
Jan 01 Johnny Cash plays first of many free concerts behind bars in the year 1960.
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 US census at 179,245,000 in the year 1960.
Jan 02 Cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60 in the year 1960.
Jan 02 First redshank old world shore bird reported in North America (Halifax) in the year 1960.
Jan 02 In the year 1960 john Reynolds sets age of solar system at 4,950,000,000 years
Jan 02 Roger Sessions' 4th Symphony premieres in the year 1960.
Jan 02 In the year 1960 senator John F Kennedy, announces his candidacy for President
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 European Free Trade Association forms in Stockholm on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1960 donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies
Jan 06 Edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52 on this day in history.
Jan 07 In the year 1960 luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80
Jan 09 In the year 1960 building of Aswan dam in Egypt, begins
Jan 10 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Delmore Schwartz on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1960 chad declares independence from France
Jan 11 On this day in history johan E Elias, Dutch historian (Elias Family), dies at 84
Jan 11 Lamar Clark sets pro boxing record of 44 consecutive knockouts on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1960 nevil Shute [Norway], Eng/Aust author (Town like Alice), dies at 60
Jan 12 On this day in history sobers & Worrell complete 399 stand for 4th wkt v England
Jan 12 Sobers &Worrell complete 399 stand for 4th wicket vs England in the year 1960.
Jan 13 In the year 1960 sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Ital poet (Una Donna), dies at 83
Jan 14 In the year 1960 elvis Presley is promoted to sergeant in the U.S. Army.
Jan 14 Tuindorp-Oostzaan in Northern Amsterdam, flooded on this day in history.
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 Eisenhower & Premier Kishi sign US-Japanese Security pact in the year 1960.
Jan 20 On this day in history matt Moore, actor (Deluge, Coquette), dies at 72
Jan 20 In the year 1960 patrice Lumumba sentenced to 6 months in Belgian Congo