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Historical Events In 1960

Sunday, 07 August 2022

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

Jul 31   In the year 1960 malayan Emergency ends  

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

Aug 03   In the year 1960 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   Pitt Steelers (NFL) beat Toronto Argonauts (CFL) 43-16 in Toronto in the year 1960.  

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

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

Aug 07   On this day in history students stage kneel-in demonstrations in Atlanta churches  

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

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   On this day in history ivory Coast declares independence  

Aug 08   Militray coup in Laos in the year 1960.  

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

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

Aug 10   On this day in history emil Strauss, German writer (Vaterland), dies  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 13   On this day in history central African Republic & Chad proclaim independence from France  

Aug 15   On this day in history congo (Brazzaville) gains independence from France (Natl Day)  

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   In the year 1960 joseph Kittinger parachutes from balloon at 31,330 m (84,700')  

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) 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1960

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1960 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 in the year 1960.  

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 in the year 1960.  

Jan 06   Edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 09   Elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880) died in the year 1960.  

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