Historical Events In 1960
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Nov 02 In the year 1960 dmitri Sjostakovitch's 8th String quartet, premieres in Leningrad
Nov 03 Willard Libby is awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for inventing carbon-14 dating on this day in history.
Nov 05 August Gailit, Estonian writer (Ekke Moor), dies at 69 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1960 alvin Carter, vocalist (Carter Family), dies at 69
Nov 07 KNRR TV channel 12 in Pembina, ND (IND) begins broadcsting in the year 1960.
Nov 08 JFK (MA-D-Sen) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) for President in the year 1960.
Nov 08 On this day in history jFK (Sen-D-Mass) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) for 35th US president
Nov 08 Masachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy wins the U.S. presidential election, defeating Vice President Richard Nixon on this day in history.
Nov 09 In the year 1960 jFK elected as American president,becoming the youngest ever, at the age of 43
Nov 10 Isadore Freed, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1960.
Nov 10 On this day in history senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill
Nov 12 In the year 1960 coup against South Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem fails
Nov 12 In the year 1960 john Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies
Nov 12 Mercury-Redstone 1 test launch fails in the year 1960.
Nov 13 On this day in history fire in movie theater kills 152 children (Amude Spain)
Nov 13 Sammy Davis Jr marries Swedish actress May Britt on this day in history.
Nov 14 On this day in history 2 passenger trains collided at high-speed killing 110 (Czech)
Nov 14 Walter Catlett, actor (Climax), dies of a stroke at 71 in the year 1960.
Nov 15 Elgin Baylor of NBA LA Lakers scores 71 points vs NY Knicks in the year 1960.
Nov 16 Clark Gable, actor (Gone With the Wind), dies at 59 on this day in history.
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 Charlie Finley, makes a bid to purchase expansion LA Angels on this day in history.
Nov 18 Copyright office issues its 10 millionth registration in the year 1960.
Nov 19 Mickey Vernon is hired as 1st manager of new Washington team in the year 1960.
Nov 19 Phyllis Haver, actress (Don Juan), commits suicide at 61 in the year 1960.
Nov 20 Jacob Cohen, Hebrew poet/writer, dies on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history bob Scheffing signs to manage Tigers after Casey Stengel turns it down
Nov 22 In the year 1960 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 Tiros 2, a weather satellite is launched in the year 1960.
Nov 24 Salomon "Sam" de Wolff, zionist/socialist theorist, dies at 82 in the year 1960.