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Historical Events In 1960

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Jul 31   Karl Hasse, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Malayan Emergency ends in the year 1960.  

Aug 01   In the year 1960 chubby Checker brings out "The Twist"  

Aug 03   In the year 1960 niger gains independence from France  

Aug 04   Rocket propelled USAAF research aircraft sets record at 2,150 MPH on this day in history.  

Aug 04   Rocket propelled USAF research aircraft sets record at 2,150 MPH in the year 1960.  

Aug 06   On this day in history pitt Steelers (NFL) beat Toronto Argonauts (CFL) 43-16 in Toronto  

Aug 07   On this day in history ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) gains independence from France  

Aug 07   On this day in history ivory Coast gains independence from France  

Aug 07   Students stage kneel-in demonstrations in Atlanta churches in the year 1960.  

Aug 07   The Ivory Coast gains independence from France on this day in history.  

Aug 07   On this day in history vaino Hannikainen, composer, dies at 60  

Aug 08   Danton Walker, columnist (Broadway Spotlight), dies at 61 in the year 1960.  

Aug 08   Ivory Coast declares independence in the year 1960.  

Aug 08   Militray coup in Laos in the year 1960.  

Aug 09   On this day in history race riot in Jacksonville Florida  

Aug 10   On this day in history discoverer 13 launched into orbit; returned first object from space  

Aug 10   In the year 1960 emil Strauss, German writer (Vaterland), dies  

Aug 11   In the year 1960 chad declares independence  

Aug 11   Chad declares Independence from France on this day in history.  

Aug 11   Chad gains independence from France on this day in history.  

Aug 11   In the year 1960 in the first recovery of an object after it had been in orbit, a Navy HRS-3 helicopter, operating from the Haiti Victory of the Pacific Missile Range, recovered the instrumented capsule discharged by Discoverer XIII  

Aug 12   Echo 1, first communications satellite, is launched on this day in history.  

Aug 12   In the year 1960 uSAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 41,600 m  

Aug 13   Central African Republic & Chad proclaim independence from France on this day in history.  

Aug 15   Congo (Brazzaville) gains independence from France (Natl Day) on this day in history.  

Aug 15   UFO is sighted by 3 California patrolmen in the year 1960.  

Aug 16   In the year 1960 britain grants independence to crown colony of Cyprus  

Aug 16   On this day in history cyprus independence  

Aug 16   Errol Holmes, cricketer (batted in 5 Tests for England 1935), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 16   Joseph Kittinger parachutes from balloon at 31,330 m (84,700') on this day in history.  

Aug 16   In the year 1960 republic of the Congo (Zaire) forms  

Aug 17   In the year 1960 francis Gary Powers U-2 spy trial opens in Moscow  

Aug 17   In the year 1960 gabon gains independence from France (National Day)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1960

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87)  

Jan 02   In the year 1960 birth of naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor)  

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

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

Jan 04   In the year 1960 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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1960.  

Jan 07   Luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

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