Historical Events In 1960
Friday, 18 September 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 on this day in history.
Oct 13 3rd presidential debate with Nixon in Hollywood & Kennedy in NY on this day in history.
Oct 13 In the year 1960 3rd presidential debate with Nixon in Hollywood and Kennedy in NY
Oct 14 In the year 1960 abram F Joffe, Russian physicist (crystal), dies
Oct 14 In the year 1960 peace Corps First suggested by JFK
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 in the year 1960.
Oct 17 "Tenderloin" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 216 performances in the year 1960.
Oct 18 Casey Stengel retired by NY Yankees (won 10 pennants in 12 years) on this day in history.
Oct 18 On this day in history in Britain, the News Chronicle & Daily Mail merge,
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 on this day in history.
Oct 19 On this day in history martin Luther King Jr arrested in Atlanta sit-in
Oct 19 In the year 1960 the US imposes an embargo on exports to Cuba
Oct 20 First fully mechanized post office opened, Providence, RI on this day in history.
Oct 21 1st British nuclear sub Dreadnought launched in the year 1960.
Oct 22 In the year 1960 edgar Scauflaire, Belgian, painter/decorator, dies at 67
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 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 In the year 1960 jose Padilla, composer, dies at 71
Oct 25 The first electronic wrist watch placed on sale, NYC in the year 1960.
Oct 26 In the year 1960 aL approves Washington Senators move to become Minnesota Twins & announces franchises in LA & Wash DC for 1961
Oct 27 AL admits LA & Washington to the league on this day in history.
Oct 29 In the year 1960 chartered C46 carrying Cal State's football team crashes, kills 16
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 in the year 1960.
Oct 30 In the year 1960 guatemala's "La Hora" reports plan for invasion on Cuba
Oct 31 In the year 1960 cyclone hits coast of Gulf of Bengal; about 10,000 die
Oct 31 In the year 1960 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 On this day in history dimitri Mitropoulos, Greek/US conductor/composer, dies at 64