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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author  

Jan 03   In the year 1960 birth of joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor)  

Jan 03   In the year 1960 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   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   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   In the year 1960 death of margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48  

Jan 02   In the year 1960 cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60  

Jan 03   In the year 1960 victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80  

Jan 04   On this day in history albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46  

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

Jan 06   Edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52 in the year 1960.  

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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