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Historical Events In 1960

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

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

Jul 31   On this day in history malayan Emergency ends  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 07   Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) gains independence from France in the year 1960.  

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

Aug 07   Students stage kneel-in demonstrations in Atlanta churches on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 08   On this day in history danton Walker, columnist (Broadway Spotlight), dies at 61  

Aug 08   Ivory Coast declares independence in the year 1960.  

Aug 08   In the year 1960 militray coup in Laos  

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

Aug 11   Chad declares independence on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1960.  

Aug 12   On this day in history echo 1, first communications satellite, is launched  

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 in the year 1960.  

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

Aug 16   Cyprus independence in the year 1960.  

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

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

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

Aug 17   Francis Gary Powers U-2 spy trial opens in Moscow on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history 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   Joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand)  

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 in the year 1960.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52 in the year 1960.  

Jan 07   Luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1960.  

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

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