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Historical Events In 1960

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Nov 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1960.  

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 in the year 1960.  

Nov 07   KNRR TV channel 12 in Pembina, ND (IND) begins broadcsting on this day in history.  

Nov 08   In the year 1960 jFK (MA-D-Sen) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) for President  

Nov 08   JFK (Sen-D-Mass) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) for 35th US president in the year 1960.  

Nov 08   Masachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy wins the U.S. presidential election, defeating Vice President Richard Nixon in the year 1960.  

Nov 09   In the year 1960 jFK elected as American president,becoming the youngest ever, at the age of 43  

Nov 10   In the year 1960 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   John Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies in the year 1960.  

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

Nov 13   Fire in movie theater kills 152 children (Amude Spain) in the year 1960.  

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) in the year 1960.  

Nov 14   Walter Catlett, actor (Climax), dies of a stroke at 71 on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1960.  

Nov 18   Charlie Finley, makes a bid to purchase expansion LA Angels in the year 1960.  

Nov 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history phyllis Haver, actress (Don Juan), commits suicide at 61  

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   French National Meeting decide to build own nuclear weapons on this day in history.  

Nov 23   On this day in history dodgers outfielder Frank Howard is voted NL Rookie of Year  

Nov 23   In the year 1960 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   Raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87) was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 02   In the year 1960 birth of naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor)  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia)  

Jan 04   Michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand) was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 04   April Winchell, American actress was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46 in the year 1960.  

Jan 05   On this day in history donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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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