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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.  

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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   Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor)  

Jan 03   In the year 1960 birth of sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India  

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

Jan 04   Michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1960 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   On this day in history donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies  

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

Jan 07   Luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1960.  

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

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