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Historical Events In 1960

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Oct 12   In the year 1960 inejiro Asanuma, leader Japanese Socialist Party, murdered at 61  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 14   On this day in history peace Corps First suggested by JFK  

Oct 15   Clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70 in the year 1960.  

Oct 15   On this day in history 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   "Tenderloin" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 216 performances on this day in history.  

Oct 18   In the year 1960 casey Stengel retired by NY Yankees (won 10 pennants in 12 years)  

Oct 18   In Britain, the News Chronicle & Daily Mail merge, on this day in history.  

Oct 18   On this day in history 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 in the year 1960.  

Oct 19   Martin Luther King Jr arrested in Atlanta sit-in on this day in history.  

Oct 19   The US imposes an embargo on exports to Cuba in the year 1960.  

Oct 20   First fully mechanized post office opened, Providence, RI on this day in history.  

Oct 21   In the year 1960 1st British nuclear sub Dreadnought launched  

Oct 22   On this day in history edgar Scauflaire, Belgian, painter/decorator, dies at 67  

Oct 24   Disaster on USSR (Baikonoer) launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin & team (165 die-unconfirmed); USSR claims killed in plane crash on this day in history.  

Oct 24   Disaster on USSR launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin and team (unconfirmed); USSR claims he was killed in plane crash in the year 1960.  

Oct 25   On this day in history jose Padilla, composer, dies at 71  

Oct 25   The first electronic wrist watch placed on sale, NYC on this day in history.  

Oct 26   AL approves Washington Senators move to become Minnesota Twins & announces franchises in LA & Wash DC for 1961 on this day in history.  

Oct 27   AL admits LA & Washington to the league on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Chartered C46 carrying Cal State's football team crashes, kills 16 on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Muhammad Ali's (Cassius Clay's) 1st professional fight, beats Tunney Hunsaker in 6 in the year 1960.  

Oct 30   Alfred Hill, composer, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Oct 30   Guatemala's "La Hora" reports plan for invasion on Cuba on this day in history.  

Oct 31   Cyclone hits coast of Gulf of Bengal; about 10,000 die on this day in history.  

Oct 31   In the year 1960 h L Davis, US writer (Honey in the Horn, Pulitzer prize), dies at 64  

Nov 01   In the year 1960 benelux treaty goes into effect  

Nov 02   In the year 1960 dimitri Mitropoulos, Greek/US conductor/composer, dies at 64  

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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   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   On this day in history birth of sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India  

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

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   In the year 1960 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   Albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46 on this day in history.  

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

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

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