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Historical Events In 1960

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Nov 24   Wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds in a game (NBA record) in the year 1960.  

Nov 25   In the year 1960 "Amos 'n' Andy" made its last broadcast on CBS radio  

Nov 25   The first atomic reactor for research &development, Richland Wa on this day in history.  

Nov 26   48th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 16-6 in the year 1960.  

Nov 27   CBS radio cancels "Have Gun Will Travel" on this day in history.  

Nov 27   Dirk J de Geer, Dutch premier (1926-29, 39-40), dies at 89 in the year 1960.  

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) in the year 1960.  

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   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   On this day in history the First International Harvester Scoutt all-terrain vehicle rolled off the assembly line at International Harvester's Fort Wayne plant  

Dec 01   Carol Alt supermodel was born this day in the year 1960.  

Dec 01   Ion Vasilescu, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Dec 03   On this day in history "Camelot" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 873 performances  

Dec 03   "Camelot" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway on this day in history.  

Dec 03   In the year 1960 hermann Stephani, composer, dies at 83  

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   Expansion LA Angels sign a 4 year lease to use Dodger Stadium on this day in history.  

Dec 09   In the year 1960 1st broadcast of "Coronation Street" on British ITV  

Dec 10   The birth of Kenneth Branagh, British actor in the year 1960.  

Dec 11   On this day in history black Sunday  

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 in the year 1960.  

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 in the year 1960.  

Dec 16   "Wildcat" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 172 performances in the year 1960.  

Dec 16   134 die when a United DC-8 and a TWA Super Constellation collide in the skies over New York City in the year 1960.  

Dec 16   On this day in history anna Luther, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk), dies at 63  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1960

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1960 birth of raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87)  

Jan 02   In the year 1960 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   On this day in history birth of sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand)  

Jan 04   April Winchell, American actress was born in the year 1960.  

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   Margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48 died in the year 1960.  

Jan 02   Cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52  

Jan 07   Luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880) died on this day in history.  

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