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Historical Events In 1960

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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 in the year 1960.  

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

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 in the year 1960.  

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 in the year 1960.  

Nov 28   Mauritania gains independence from France (National Day) in the year 1960.  

Nov 28   Richard N Wright, US author (Native son), dies at 52 in Paris France on this day in history.  

Nov 29   26th Heisman Trophy Award: Joe Bellino, Navy (HB) on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history "Camelot" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway  

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

Dec 06   On this day in history aL grants Gene Autry a franchise, LA Angels  

Dec 07   Ivory Coast claims independence from France on this day in history.  

Dec 08   On this day in history expansion LA Angels sign a 4 year lease to use Dodger Stadium  

Dec 09   On this day in history 1st broadcast of "Coronation Street" on British ITV  

Dec 10   In the year 1960 the birth of Kenneth Branagh, British actor  

Dec 11   Black Sunday on this day in history.  

Dec 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history king Boudouin of Belgium marries dona Fabiola de Mora y Aragon  

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 in the year 1960.  

Dec 16   In the year 1960 anna Luther, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk), dies at 63  

Dec 18   On this day in history general Meeting of UN condemns apartheid  

Dec 19   On this day in history fire aboard USS Constellation, under construction at Bkln (50 die)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1960

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87) was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 02   Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 03   Joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor) was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 03   Sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia) was born in the year 1960.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1960 birth of april Winchell, American actress  

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   In the year 1960 death of margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80  

Jan 04   Albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46 in the year 1960.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1960 edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52  

Jan 07   On this day in history luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 09   Elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880) died in the year 1960.  

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