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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.  

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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 in the year 1960.  

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 in the year 1960.  

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   In the year 1960 birth of april Winchell, American actress  

Jan 05   Steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series) was born in the year 1960.  

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   On this day in history victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 09   Elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880) died on this day in history.  

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