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.