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Historical Events In 1960

Sunday, 17 January 2021

Nov 02   Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 8th String quartet, premieres in Leningrad in the year 1960.  

Nov 03   In the year 1960 willard Libby is awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for inventing carbon-14 dating  

Nov 05   On this day in history august Gailit, Estonian writer (Ekke Moor), dies at 69  

Nov 06   In the year 1960 the aircraft carrier Antietam left British Honduras for Pensacola after 4 days of relief operations following hurricane Hattie.  

Nov 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 08   JFK (MA-D-Sen) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) for President in the year 1960.  

Nov 08   In the year 1960 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 in the year 1960.  

Nov 10   In the year 1960 isadore Freed, composer, dies at 60  

Nov 10   On this day in history senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill  

Nov 12   Coup against South Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem fails in the year 1960.  

Nov 12   John Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies on this day in history.  

Nov 12   On this day in history mercury-Redstone 1 test launch fails  

Nov 13   In the year 1960 fire in movie theater kills 152 children (Amude Spain)  

Nov 13   On this day in history sammy Davis Jr marries Swedish actress May Britt  

Nov 14   2 passenger trains collided at high-speed killing 110 (Czech) on this day in history.  

Nov 14   On this day in history walter Catlett, actor (Climax), dies of a stroke at 71  

Nov 15   Elgin Baylor of NBA LA Lakers scores 71 points vs NY Knicks in the year 1960.  

Nov 16   On this day in history clark Gable, actor (Gone With the Wind), dies at 59  

Nov 16   NL batting champion Dick Groat wins MVP in the year 1960.  

Nov 17   On this day in history new Washington franchise is awarded to Elwood Quesada  

Nov 18   In the year 1960 charlie Finley, makes a bid to purchase expansion LA Angels  

Nov 18   In the year 1960 copyright office issues its 10 millionth registration  

Nov 19   In the year 1960 mickey Vernon is hired as 1st manager of new Washington team  

Nov 19   Phyllis Haver, actress (Don Juan), commits suicide at 61 in the year 1960.  

Nov 20   Jacob Cohen, Hebrew poet/writer, dies in the year 1960.  

Nov 21   Bob Scheffing signs to manage Tigers after Casey Stengel turns it down on this day in history.  

Nov 22   French National Meeting decide to build own nuclear weapons in the year 1960.  

Nov 23   On this day in history 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 in the year 1960.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1960

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor) was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India  

Jan 04   Cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1960 birth of michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand)  

Jan 04   April Winchell, American actress was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48 died in the year 1960.  

Jan 02   Cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1960.  

Jan 05   Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies in the year 1960.  

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   Elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880) died in the year 1960.  

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