Historical Events In 1960
Monday, 21 September 2020
Nov 02 Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 8th String quartet, premieres in Leningrad in the year 1960.
Nov 03 Willard Libby is awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for inventing carbon-14 dating on this day in history.
Nov 05 In the year 1960 august Gailit, Estonian writer (Ekke Moor), dies at 69
Nov 06 The aircraft carrier Antietam left British Honduras for Pensacola after 4 days of relief operations following hurricane Hattie on this day in history.
Nov 06 In the year 1960 the last steam locomotive to operate officially on Canadian Pacific pulls a special train to St. Lin from Montreal. Locomotive is class A-l-e no. 29, 4-4-0 built in 1887.
Nov 07 Alvin Carter, vocalist (Carter Family), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Nov 07 KNRR TV channel 12 in Pembina, ND (IND) begins broadcsting in the year 1960.
Nov 08 On this day in history jFK (MA-D-Sen) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) for President
Nov 08 On this day in history jFK (Sen-D-Mass) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) for 35th US president
Nov 08 In the year 1960 masachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy wins the U.S. presidential election, defeating Vice President Richard Nixon.
Nov 09 JFK elected as American president,becoming the youngest ever, at the age of 43 on this day in history.
Nov 10 On this day in history isadore Freed, composer, dies at 60
Nov 10 Senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill on this day in history.
Nov 12 In the year 1960 coup against South Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem fails
Nov 12 On this day in history john Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies
Nov 12 In the year 1960 mercury-Redstone 1 test launch fails
Nov 13 Fire in movie theater kills 152 children (Amude Spain) in the year 1960.
Nov 13 Sammy Davis Jr marries Swedish actress May Britt in the year 1960.
Nov 14 In the year 1960 2 passenger trains collided at high-speed killing 110 (Czech)
Nov 14 In the year 1960 walter Catlett, actor (Climax), dies of a stroke at 71
Nov 15 On this day in history elgin Baylor of NBA LA Lakers scores 71 points vs NY Knicks
Nov 16 Clark Gable, actor (Gone With the Wind), dies at 59 in the year 1960.
Nov 16 NL batting champion Dick Groat wins MVP in the year 1960.
Nov 17 New Washington franchise is awarded to Elwood Quesada on this day in history.
Nov 18 On this day in history charlie Finley, makes a bid to purchase expansion LA Angels
Nov 18 Copyright office issues its 10 millionth registration on this day in history.
Nov 19 On this day in history mickey Vernon is hired as 1st manager of new Washington team
Nov 19 On this day in history phyllis Haver, actress (Don Juan), commits suicide at 61
Nov 20 On this day in history jacob Cohen, Hebrew poet/writer, dies
Nov 21 Bob Scheffing signs to manage Tigers after Casey Stengel turns it down on this day in history.
Nov 22 On this day in history french National Meeting decide to build own nuclear weapons
Nov 23 In the year 1960 dodgers outfielder Frank Howard is voted NL Rookie of Year
Nov 23 On this day in history tiros 2, a weather satellite is launched
Nov 24 Salomon "Sam" de Wolff, zionist/socialist theorist, dies at 82 on this day in history.