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Historical Events In 1960

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Jul 06   Dr Barbara Moore completes a 3,207 mile walk from LA to NYC in the year 1960.  

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

Jul 09   On this day in history edward Burlingame Hill, composer, dies at 86  

Jul 11   In the year 1960 28th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-3 at Municipal Stadium, KC  

Jul 11   In the year 1960 ivory Coast, Dahomey, Upper Volta & Niger declare independence  

Jul 11   Ivory Coast, Niger, Upper Volta and Dahomey all become independent on this day in history.  

Jul 12   On this day in history congo, Chad & Central African Republic declare independence  

Jul 12   Echo I, first passive satellite launched in the year 1960.  

Jul 12   In the year 1960 uSSR's Sputnik 5 launched with 2 dogs  

Jul 13   In the year 1960 29th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Yankee Stadium, New York  

Jul 13   On this day in history anna Blaman, Dutch writer (Life & Death), dies at 55  

Jul 13   In the year 1960 democratic Natl convention nominates Sen John F Kennedy for president  

Jul 14   Barbara Romack wins LPGA Leesburg Pro-Am Golf Tournament in the year 1960.  

Jul 14   On this day in history fire raging through a Guatemala City, Guatemala insane asylum kills 225, severly injuring 300  

Jul 15   Lawrence Mervil Tibbett, baritone, dies after surgery at 63 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 16   In the year 1960 albrecht von Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Italy), dies at 74  

Jul 18   On this day in history 1st UN troops reach Congo  

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

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

Jul 21   The country of Katanga forms in Africa in the year 1960.  

Jul 22   Cuba nationalizes all US owned sugar factories on this day in history.  

Jul 23   On this day in history 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls  

Jul 24   Carl Deis, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jul 27   VP Nixon nominated for pres at Republican convention in Chicago in the year 1960.  

Jul 28   On this day in history republican National convention selects Richard Nixon  

Jul 28   Republican National convention selects Richard Nixon as candidate on this day in history.  

Jul 29   On this day in history j Schubart discovers asteroid #2000 Herschel  

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

Jul 29   Suzanne Cundale (nee Finney) born in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire. And didn't she turn out well!!! on this day in history.  

Jul 30   1st AFL preseason game Boston Patriots defeat Bills in Buffalo (28-7) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 31   On this day in history elijah Muhammad, leader of Nation of Islam, calls for a black state  

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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   Sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1960 birth of april Winchell, American actress  

Jan 05   Steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1960

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48 died on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1960.  

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

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