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Historical Events In 1960

Friday, 22 January 2021

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   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   On this day in history lee Duncan, owner/trainer (Rin Tin Tin), dies of heart attack at 67  

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   On this day in history mali (without Senegal) gains independence from France (National Day)  

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   On this day in history 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   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   Emily Post, etiquette expert, dies at 86 in the year 1960.  

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

Sep 30   Flintstones premiers (1st prime time animation show) on this day in history.  

Sep 30   Harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer, dies in the year 1960.  

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

Oct 01   Nigeria gains independence from Britain (National Day) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 04   On this day in history courier 1B Launched; 1st active repeater satellite in orbit  

Oct 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1960.  

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

Oct 09   Howard Glenn, NY Titan, dies of injuries sustain in this day's game on this day in history.  

Oct 10   Ron Stewart of Ottawa rushes for CFL-record 287 yards on this day in history.  

Oct 11   In the year 1960 hurricane ravages East-Pakistan (6,000 die)  

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   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   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   Cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia) was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 04   Michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history death of margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48  

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

Jan 03   Victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1960 donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies  

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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