Historical Events In 1960
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Nov 24 Wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds in a game (NBA record) in the year 1960.
Nov 25 On this day in history "Amos 'n' Andy" made its last broadcast on CBS radio
Nov 25 The first atomic reactor for research &development, Richland Wa in the year 1960.
Nov 26 48th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 16-6 in the year 1960.
Nov 27 In the year 1960 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 On this day in history gordie Howe becomes first NHLer to score 1,000 points
Nov 27 On this day in history trailing 38-7 late in 3rd quarter, Buffalo Bills tie Broncos at 38-38
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 In the year 1960 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 In the year 1960 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 in the year 1960.
Dec 01 In the year 1960 carol Alt supermodel was born this day
Dec 01 Ion Vasilescu, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1960.
Dec 03 In the year 1960 "Camelot" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 873 performances
Dec 03 On this day in history "Camelot" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway
Dec 03 Hermann Stephani, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1960.
Dec 06 AL grants Gene Autry a franchise, LA Angels on this day in history.
Dec 07 Ivory Coast claims independence from France on this day in history.
Dec 08 Expansion LA Angels sign a 4 year lease to use Dodger Stadium on this day in history.
Dec 09 1st broadcast of "Coronation Street" on British ITV on this day in history.
Dec 10 The birth of Kenneth Branagh, British actor on this day in history.
Dec 11 Black Sunday on this day in history.
Dec 13 In the year 1960 italy beats US in Davis cup (1st time in 24 years US not in finals)
Dec 14 Australia v West Indies 1st Test Cricket at the Gabba ends in a tie on this day in history.
Dec 14 On this day in history gregory Ratoff, actor (Skyscraper Souls), dies of leukemia at 63
Dec 15 King Boudouin of Belgium marries dona Fabiola de Mora y Aragon on this day in history.
Dec 16 In the year 1960 "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 in the year 1960.
Dec 18 On this day in history general Meeting of UN condemns apartheid
Dec 19 Fire aboard USS Constellation, under construction at Bkln (50 die) in the year 1960.