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Historical Events In 1960

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jul 31   In the year 1960 karl Hasse, composer, dies at 77  

Jul 31   In the year 1960 malayan Emergency ends  

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

Aug 03   On this day in history niger gains independence from France  

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

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

Aug 06   In the year 1960 pitt Steelers (NFL) beat Toronto Argonauts (CFL) 43-16 in Toronto  

Aug 07   In the year 1960 ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) gains independence from France  

Aug 07   In the year 1960 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 in the year 1960.  

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

Aug 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history discoverer 13 launched into orbit; returned first object from space  

Aug 10   Emil Strauss, German writer (Vaterland), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 11   Chad declares independence in the year 1960.  

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

Aug 11   Chad gains independence from France in the year 1960.  

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   In the year 1960 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   Central African Republic & Chad proclaim independence from France in the year 1960.  

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

Aug 15   On this day in history uFO is sighted by 3 California patrolmen  

Aug 16   Britain grants independence to crown colony of Cyprus in the year 1960.  

Aug 16   Cyprus independence on this day in history.  

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   Francis Gary Powers U-2 spy trial opens in Moscow on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Gabon gains independence from France (National Day) in the year 1960.  

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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   On this day in history birth of naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author  

Jan 03   Joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1960.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52  

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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