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Historical Events In 1960

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

Sep 17   In the year 1960 jose Sancho Marraco, composer, dies at 81  

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

Sep 19   Chubby Checkers' "Twist" reaches #1 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 20   UN General Assembly admit 13 African countries and Cyprus (96 nations) in the year 1960.  

Sep 22   Mali (formerly French Sudan) declares independence from France on this day in history.  

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

Sep 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1960 internationl Development Assn (UN agency) comes into existence  

Sep 24   In the year 1960 launch of the USS Enterprise, the worlds first nuclear powered aircraft carrier  

Sep 24   Matyas Seiber, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1960.  

Sep 24   The first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, launches (USS Enterprise) in the year 1960.  

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

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

Sep 26   In the year 1960 first of 4 TV debates Nixon & Kennedy took place (Chicago)  

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 in the year 1960.  

Sep 27   Sylvia Pankhurst, English feminist/daughter of Emmeline, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 30   Harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history on Howdy Doody's last show Clarabelle finally talks "Goodbye Kids"  

Oct 01   In the year 1960 nigeria gains independence from Britain (National Day)  

Oct 02   Jaroslav Doubrava, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Oct 04   In the year 1960 courier 1B Launched; 1st active repeater satellite in orbit  

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

Oct 06   In the year 1960 douglas Spencer, actor (The Thing), dies at 50  

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

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

Oct 09   On this day in history howard Glenn, NY Titan, dies of injuries sustain in this day's game  

Oct 10   In the year 1960 ron Stewart of Ottawa rushes for CFL-record 287 yards  

Oct 11   Hurricane ravages East-Pakistan (6,000 die) in the year 1960.  

Oct 11   Richard Cromwell, actor (Jezebel, Riot Squad), dies of cancer at 50 in the year 1960.  

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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   In the year 1960 birth of naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1960 birth of cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 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   In the year 1960 edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52  

Jan 07   In the year 1960 luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880)  

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