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Historical Events In 1960

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Jul 31   On this day in history karl Hasse, composer, dies at 77  

Jul 31   Malayan Emergency ends on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Chubby Checker brings out "The Twist" on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1960 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 in the year 1960.  

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

Aug 07   In the year 1960 students stage kneel-in demonstrations in Atlanta churches  

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

Aug 07   Vaino Hannikainen, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Aug 08   In the year 1960 danton Walker, columnist (Broadway Spotlight), dies at 61  

Aug 08   In the year 1960 ivory Coast declares independence  

Aug 08   In the year 1960 militray coup in Laos  

Aug 09   Race riot in Jacksonville Florida on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Discoverer 13 launched into orbit; returned first object from space on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Emil Strauss, German writer (Vaterland), dies in the year 1960.  

Aug 11   Chad declares independence on this day in history.  

Aug 11   In the year 1960 chad declares Independence from France  

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   On this day in history echo 1, first communications satellite, is launched  

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

Aug 15   In the year 1960 uFO is sighted by 3 California patrolmen  

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

Aug 16   On this day in history cyprus independence  

Aug 16   Errol Holmes, cricketer (batted in 5 Tests for England 1935), dies in the year 1960.  

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   In the year 1960 birth of raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87)  

Jan 02   Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand) was born in the year 1960.  

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   Margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48 died in the year 1960.  

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

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 in the year 1960.  

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   On this day in history death of elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880)  

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