Historical Events In 1960
Thursday, 24 September 2020
Nov 24 Wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds in a game (NBA record) in the year 1960.
Nov 25 "Amos 'n' Andy" made its last broadcast on CBS radio in the year 1960.
Nov 25 On this day in history the first atomic reactor for research &development, Richland Wa
Nov 26 48th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 16-6 on this day in history.
Nov 27 On this day in history cBS radio cancels "Have Gun Will Travel"
Nov 27 On this day in history dirk J de Geer, Dutch premier (1926-29, 39-40), dies at 89
Nov 27 Gordie Howe becomes first NHLer to score 1,000 points on this day in history.
Nov 27 Trailing 38-7 late in 3rd quarter, Buffalo Bills tie Broncos at 38-38 in the year 1960.
Nov 28 Mauritania declares independence from France on this day in history.
Nov 28 Mauritania gains independence from France (National Day) on this day in history.
Nov 28 On this day in history richard N Wright, US author (Native son), dies at 52 in Paris France
Nov 29 26th Heisman Trophy Award: Joe Bellino, Navy (HB) in the year 1960.
Nov 29 On this day in history a freight train crashes into a school bus at Lamont, Alberta causing the deaths of 17 high school students
Nov 30 The First International Harvester Scoutt all-terrain vehicle rolled off the assembly line at International Harvester's Fort Wayne plant on this day in history.
Dec 01 Carol Alt supermodel was born this day on this day in history.
Dec 01 In the year 1960 ion Vasilescu, composer, dies at 57
Dec 03 In the year 1960 "Camelot" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 873 performances
Dec 03 "Camelot" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway in the year 1960.
Dec 03 Hermann Stephani, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Dec 06 In the year 1960 aL grants Gene Autry a franchise, LA Angels
Dec 07 Ivory Coast claims independence from France on this day in history.
Dec 08 In the year 1960 expansion LA Angels sign a 4 year lease to use Dodger Stadium
Dec 09 1st broadcast of "Coronation Street" on British ITV in the year 1960.
Dec 10 In the year 1960 the birth of Kenneth Branagh, British actor
Dec 11 In the year 1960 black Sunday
Dec 13 Italy beats US in Davis cup (1st time in 24 years US not in finals) on this day in history.
Dec 14 On this day in history australia v West Indies 1st Test Cricket at the Gabba ends in a tie
Dec 14 In the year 1960 gregory Ratoff, actor (Skyscraper Souls), dies of leukemia at 63
Dec 15 King Boudouin of Belgium marries dona Fabiola de Mora y Aragon in the year 1960.
Dec 16 On this day in history "Wildcat" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 172 performances
Dec 16 134 die when a United DC-8 and a TWA Super Constellation collide in the skies over New York City on this day in history.
Dec 16 Anna Luther, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk), dies at 63 on this day in history.
Dec 18 General Meeting of UN condemns apartheid on this day in history.
Dec 19 Fire aboard USS Constellation, under construction at Bkln (50 die) in the year 1960.