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Historical Events In 1960

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Sep 13   On this day in history payola where radio stations would play selected songs in exchange for gifts and/or cash is banned by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC)  

Sep 17   Jose Sancho Marraco, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   On this day in history a J Evans, cricketer (only England Test v Aus 1921), dies  

Sep 19   On this day in history chubby Checkers' "Twist" reaches #1  

Sep 20   Lee Duncan, owner/trainer (Rin Tin Tin), dies of heart attack at 67 on this day in history.  

Sep 20   In the year 1960 uN General Assembly admit 13 African countries and Cyprus (96 nations)  

Sep 22   Mali (formerly French Sudan) declares independence from France in the year 1960.  

Sep 22   Mali (without Senegal) gains independence from France (National Day) on this day in history.  

Sep 22   In the year 1960 melanie Klein, Austria/British psycho analyst, dies at 78  

Sep 23   Kathlyn Williams, actress (Single Man), dies of heart attack at 72 on this day in history.  

Sep 24   Internationl Development Assn (UN agency) comes into existence in the year 1960.  

Sep 24   Launch of the USS Enterprise, the worlds first nuclear powered aircraft carrier in the year 1960.  

Sep 24   In the year 1960 matyas Seiber, composer, dies at 55  

Sep 24   On this day in history the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, launches (USS Enterprise)  

Sep 24   The world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the U.S.S. Enterprise, is launched on this day in history.  

Sep 25   In the year 1960 emily Post, etiquette expert, dies at 86  

Sep 26   First of 4 TV debates Nixon & Kennedy took place (Chicago) on this day in history.  

Sep 26   In the year 1960 longest speech in UN history (4 hrs, 29 mins, by Fidel Castro)  

Sep 26   William Ling, cricketer (S African batsman in 6 Tests 1921-23), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 27   Sylvia Pankhurst, English feminist/daughter of Emmeline, dies at 78 in the year 1960.  

Sep 30   On this day in history flintstones premiers (1st prime time animation show)  

Sep 30   In the year 1960 harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer, dies  

Sep 30   In the year 1960 on Howdy Doody's last show Clarabelle finally talks "Goodbye Kids"  

Oct 01   On this day in history nigeria gains independence from Britain (National Day)  

Oct 02   In the year 1960 jaroslav Doubrava, composer, dies at 51  

Oct 04   Courier 1B Launched; 1st active repeater satellite in orbit in the year 1960.  

Oct 05   In the year 1960 eastern AL Electra turbo-prop crashed in Boston Harbor (61 die)  

Oct 06   On this day in history douglas Spencer, actor (The Thing), dies at 50  

Oct 07   "Route 66" premieres on this day in history.  

Oct 09   Howard Glenn NY Titan, dies of injuries sustain in this day's game in the year 1960.  

Oct 09   Howard Glenn, NY Titan, dies of injuries sustain in this day's game in the year 1960.  

Oct 10   Ron Stewart of Ottawa rushes for CFL-record 287 yards in the year 1960.  

Oct 11   On this day in history hurricane ravages East-Pakistan (6,000 die)  

Oct 11   Richard Cromwell, actor (Jezebel, Riot Squad), dies of cancer at 50 on this day in history.  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1960 death of margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48  

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

Jan 03   Victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80 in the year 1960.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

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