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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1960 albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46  

Jan 05   In the year 1960 donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies  

Jan 06   Edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1960 death of elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880)  

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