Historical Events In 1960
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Oct 12 Inejiro Asanuma, leader Japanese Socialist Party, murdered at 61 in the year 1960.
Oct 12 Nikita Khrushchev pounds his shoe at UN General Assembly session in the year 1960.
Oct 13 3rd presidential debate with Nixon in Hollywood & Kennedy in NY in the year 1960.
Oct 13 3rd presidential debate with Nixon in Hollywood and Kennedy in NY in the year 1960.
Oct 14 Abram F Joffe, Russian physicist (crystal), dies in the year 1960.
Oct 14 Peace Corps First suggested by JFK on this day in history.
Oct 15 In the year 1960 clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70
Oct 15 In the year 1960 uSS Patrick Henry (SSBN-599) begins successful firing of four Polaris test vehicles under operational rather than test conditions. Tests are completed on 18 October.
Oct 16 NL votes to admit Houston & NY to league on this day in history.
Oct 17 In the year 1960 "Tenderloin" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 216 performances
Oct 18 Casey Stengel retired by NY Yankees (won 10 pennants in 12 years) in the year 1960.
Oct 18 On this day in history in Britain, the News Chronicle & Daily Mail merge,
Oct 18 In the year 1960 the London Evening Star merges with the Evening News
Oct 19 In the year 1960 france grants Mauritania independence
Oct 19 Gunther AR Raphael, German composer (Busskantate), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Oct 19 In the year 1960 martin Luther King Jr arrested in Atlanta sit-in
Oct 19 The US imposes an embargo on exports to Cuba on this day in history.
Oct 20 In the year 1960 first fully mechanized post office opened, Providence, RI
Oct 21 On this day in history 1st British nuclear sub Dreadnought launched
Oct 22 Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian, painter/decorator, dies at 67 in the year 1960.
Oct 24 In the year 1960 disaster on USSR (Baikonoer) launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin & team (165 die-unconfirmed); USSR claims killed in plane crash
Oct 24 On this day in history disaster on USSR launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin and team (unconfirmed); USSR claims he was killed in plane crash
Oct 25 On this day in history jose Padilla, composer, dies at 71
Oct 25 The first electronic wrist watch placed on sale, NYC in the year 1960.
Oct 26 On this day in history aL approves Washington Senators move to become Minnesota Twins & announces franchises in LA & Wash DC for 1961
Oct 27 On this day in history aL admits LA & Washington to the league
Oct 29 On this day in history chartered C46 carrying Cal State's football team crashes, kills 16
Oct 29 In the year 1960 muhammad Ali's (Cassius Clay's) 1st professional fight, beats Tunney Hunsaker in 6
Oct 30 Alfred Hill, composer, dies at 89 in the year 1960.
Oct 30 Guatemala's "La Hora" reports plan for invasion on Cuba on this day in history.
Oct 31 On this day in history cyclone hits coast of Gulf of Bengal; about 10,000 die
Oct 31 On this day in history h L Davis, US writer (Honey in the Horn, Pulitzer prize), dies at 64
Nov 01 Benelux treaty goes into effect in the year 1960.
Nov 02 Dimitri Mitropoulos, Greek/US conductor/composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.