Historical Events In 1960
Saturday, 10 April 2021
Jan 21 Little Joe 4 suborbital Mercury test reaches 16 km on this day in history.
Jan 21 In the year 1960 rock falls traps 437 at Coalbrook South Africa, 417 die of methane poisoning
Jan 22 10th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 125-115 at Philadelphia on this day in history.
Jan 23 Piccard &Walsh in bathyscaph "Trieste" reach 10,900 meters in Mariana Trench on this day in history.
Jan 24 In the year 1960 algeria uprises against French President De Gaulle
Jan 24 John Miljan, actor (Charlie Chan in Paris, Yankee Clipper), dies at 66 in the year 1960.
Jan 25 On this day in history diana Barrymore, actress (Ladies Courageous), dies at 38
Jan 28 In the year 1960 goon Show's final episode on BBC
Jan 28 Jacques de Menasce, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1960.
Jan 29 In the year 1960 louis Jean Heydt, actor (Joe-Waterfront), dies at 54
Jan 30 On this day in history cIA allows Lockheed to produce a new U-2 aircraft (Oxcart) lookout Mr. Powers
Jan 30 On this day in history dutch communist trade union EVC'58 disbands
Jan 30 Riot curtails third day's play at Port-Of-Spain West Indies vs England in the year 1960.
Jan 30 In the year 1960 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss
Jan 30 US male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins in the year 1960.
Jan 31 In the year 1960 lowell Gilmore, actor (Calcutta, Roadblock), dies at 53
Feb 01 4 students stage first civil rights sit-in, at Greensboro NC Woolworth in the year 1960.
Feb 01 Extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender on this day in history.
Feb 02 On this day in history jeno Huszka, composer, dies at 84
Feb 02 Michale Eufemia sinks 625 balls in pool match without a miss in the year 1960.
Feb 03 Johannes G Geelkerken, Dutch reformed vicar, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Feb 04 BBWAA voters fail to elect a new Hall of Fame member in the year 1960.
Feb 05 On this day in history louis Stricker, cricketer (S Afr open bat in 13 Tests 1909-12), dies
Feb 06 In the year 1960 jesse Belvin, rocker, dies at 26 in a car crash
Feb 07 On this day in history igor V Kurtshatov, Russian nuclear physicist, dies at 57
Feb 07 On this day in history old handwriting found in at Qumran, near the Dead Sea
Feb 08 Congress opens hearings looking into payola in the year 1960.
Feb 09 AFL & NFL agree verbally to a no tampering pact in the year 1960.
Feb 09 Ernst von Dohnanyi, US composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Feb 11 Jack Paar walks off his TV show on this day in history.
Feb 12 On this day in history bobby Clark, vaudevillan (World's funniest circus clown), dies at 71
Feb 12 On this day in history chinese army kills 12 Indian soldiers
Feb 13 "Beg, Borrow or Steal" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 perfs on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1960 delmar G Roos, designer of jeep, dies at 79