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Historical Events In 1960

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

Jul 06   Dr Barbara Moore completes a 3,207 mile walk from LA to NYC on this day in history.  

Jul 07   USSR shoots down a US aircraft over Barents sea on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Edward Burlingame Hill, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   28th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-3 at Municipal Stadium, KC on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Ivory Coast, Dahomey, Upper Volta & Niger declare independence in the year 1960.  

Jul 11   On this day in history ivory Coast, Niger, Upper Volta and Dahomey all become independent  

Jul 12   In the year 1960 congo, Chad & Central African Republic declare independence  

Jul 12   On this day in history echo I, first passive satellite launched  

Jul 12   On this day in history uSSR's Sputnik 5 launched with 2 dogs  

Jul 13   29th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Yankee Stadium, New York on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Anna Blaman, Dutch writer (Life & Death), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Democratic Natl convention nominates Sen John F Kennedy for president on this day in history.  

Jul 14   In the year 1960 barbara Romack wins LPGA Leesburg Pro-Am Golf Tournament  

Jul 14   Fire raging through a Guatemala City, Guatemala insane asylum kills 225, severly injuring 300 on this day in history.  

Jul 15   In the year 1960 lawrence Mervil Tibbett, baritone, dies after surgery at 63  

Jul 16   On this day in history 205,000 (record sports attend) see Brazil-Uruguay World Cup soccer  

Jul 16   In the year 1960 205,000 (sports attendance record) see Brazil-Uruguay World Cup soccer  

Jul 16   Albrecht von Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Italy), dies at 74 in the year 1960.  

Jul 18   In the year 1960 1st UN troops reach Congo  

Jul 20   In the year 1960 uSSR recovered 2 dogs; first living organisms to return from space  

Jul 21   In the year 1960 country of Katanga forms in Africa  

Jul 21   The country of Katanga forms in Africa on this day in history.  

Jul 22   In the year 1960 cuba nationalizes all US owned sugar factories  

Jul 23   15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls in the year 1960.  

Jul 24   Carl Deis, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1960.  

Jul 27   In the year 1960 vP Nixon nominated for pres at Republican convention in Chicago  

Jul 28   Republican National convention selects Richard Nixon in the year 1960.  

Jul 28   Republican National convention selects Richard Nixon as candidate in the year 1960.  

Jul 29   J Schubart discovers asteroid #2000 Herschel in the year 1960.  

Jul 29   On this day in history richard Simon, co-founder (Simon & Shuster), dies  

Jul 29   In the year 1960 suzanne Cundale (nee Finney) born in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire. And didn't she turn out well!!!  

Jul 30   1st AFL preseason game Boston Patriots defeat Bills in Buffalo (28-7) in the year 1960.  

Jul 30   On this day in history the first AFL preseason game Boston Patriots defeat Bills in Buffalo (28-7)  

Jul 31   Elijah Muhammad, leader of Nation of Islam, calls for a black state in the year 1960.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1960

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87) was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 02   Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 03   Joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor) was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 03   In the year 1960 birth of sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India  

Jan 04   In the year 1960 birth of cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand)  

Jan 04   April Winchell, American actress was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series)  

Famous Deaths In 1960

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1960 death of margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48  

Jan 02   Cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60 in the year 1960.  

Jan 03   Victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80 in the year 1960.  

Jan 04   In the year 1960 albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46  

Jan 05   Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52  

Jan 07   On this day in history luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 09   Elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880) died on this day in history.  

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