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Historical Events In 1960

Friday, 18 September 2020

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

Jul 31   On this day in history malayan Emergency ends  

Aug 01   Chubby Checker brings out "The Twist" in the year 1960.  

Aug 03   Niger gains independence from France on this day in history.  

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

Aug 04   On this day in history rocket propelled USAF research aircraft sets record at 2,150 MPH  

Aug 06   Pitt Steelers (NFL) beat Toronto Argonauts (CFL) 43-16 in Toronto on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) gains independence from France on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Ivory Coast gains independence from France in the year 1960.  

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

Aug 07   In the year 1960 the Ivory Coast gains independence from France  

Aug 07   In the year 1960 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Militray coup in Laos in the year 1960.  

Aug 09   Race riot in Jacksonville Florida in the year 1960.  

Aug 10   Discoverer 13 launched into orbit; returned first object from space in the year 1960.  

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

Aug 11   Chad declares independence on this day in history.  

Aug 11   Chad declares Independence from France in the year 1960.  

Aug 11   In the year 1960 chad gains independence from France  

Aug 11   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 in the year 1960.  

Aug 12   Echo 1, first communications satellite, is launched in the year 1960.  

Aug 12   USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 41,600 m in the year 1960.  

Aug 13   In the year 1960 central African Republic & Chad proclaim independence from France  

Aug 15   In the year 1960 congo (Brazzaville) gains independence from France (Natl Day)  

Aug 15   UFO is sighted by 3 California patrolmen on this day in history.  

Aug 16   Britain grants independence to crown colony of Cyprus on this day in history.  

Aug 16   Cyprus independence on this day in history.  

Aug 16   On this day in history errol Holmes, cricketer (batted in 5 Tests for England 1935), dies  

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

Aug 16   Republic of the Congo (Zaire) forms on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history 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   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   Margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48 died in the year 1960.  

Jan 02   On this day in history cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60  

Jan 03   On this day in history victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies  

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   In the year 1960 death of elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880)  

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