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.