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Historical Events In 1960

Sunday, 19 September 2021

Jul 06   In the year 1960 dr Barbara Moore completes a 3,207 mile walk from LA to NYC  

Jul 07   In the year 1960 uSSR shoots down a US aircraft over Barents sea  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Ivory Coast, Niger, Upper Volta and Dahomey all become independent in the year 1960.  

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   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   Barbara Romack wins LPGA Leesburg Pro-Am Golf Tournament on this day in history.  

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

Jul 15   Lawrence Mervil Tibbett, baritone, dies after surgery at 63 in the year 1960.  

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

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

Jul 16   On this day in history albrecht von Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Italy), dies at 74  

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

Jul 20   USSR recovered 2 dogs; first living organisms to return from space on this day in history.  

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

Jul 21   On this day in history the country of Katanga forms in Africa  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   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) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 31   Elijah Muhammad, leader of Nation of Islam, calls for a black state on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1960 birth of joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor)  

Jan 03   Sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 04   Cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia) was born in the year 1960.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of april Winchell, American actress  

Jan 05   Steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series) was born in the year 1960.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1960 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 05   Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies in the year 1960.  

Jan 06   In the year 1960 edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52  

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 in the year 1960.  

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