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Historical Events In 1960

Saturday, 04 December 2021

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) in the year 1960.  

Sep 17   On this day in history jose Sancho Marraco, composer, dies at 81  

Sep 18   A J Evans, cricketer (only England Test v Aus 1921), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 19   In the year 1960 chubby Checkers' "Twist" reaches #1  

Sep 20   Lee Duncan, owner/trainer (Rin Tin Tin), dies of heart attack at 67 in the year 1960.  

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

Sep 22   On this day in history mali (formerly French Sudan) declares independence from France  

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   On this day in history kathlyn Williams, actress (Single Man), dies of heart attack at 72  

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

Sep 24   On this day in history launch of the USS Enterprise, the worlds first nuclear powered aircraft carrier  

Sep 24   Matyas Seiber, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 25   On this day in history 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   In the year 1960 william Ling, cricketer (S African batsman in 6 Tests 1921-23), dies  

Sep 27   On this day in history sylvia Pankhurst, English feminist/daughter of Emmeline, dies at 78  

Sep 30   In the year 1960 flintstones premiers (1st prime time animation show)  

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

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

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

Oct 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history "Route 66" premieres  

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   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   In the year 1960 richard Cromwell, actor (Jezebel, Riot Squad), dies of cancer at 50  

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

Jan 04   April Winchell, American actress was born in the year 1960.  

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 in the year 1960.  

Jan 03   In the year 1960 victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80  

Jan 04   In the year 1960 albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1960 death of elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880)  

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