Historical Events In 1960
Thursday, 24 September 2020
Jan 21 On this day in history little Joe 4 suborbital Mercury test reaches 16 km
Jan 21 On this day in history rock falls traps 437 at Coalbrook South Africa, 417 die of methane poisoning
Jan 22 On this day in history 10th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 125-115 at Philadelphia
Jan 23 In the year 1960 piccard &Walsh in bathyscaph "Trieste" reach 10,900 meters in Mariana Trench
Jan 24 Algeria uprises against French President De Gaulle in the year 1960.
Jan 24 In the year 1960 john Miljan, actor (Charlie Chan in Paris, Yankee Clipper), dies at 66
Jan 25 Diana Barrymore, actress (Ladies Courageous), dies at 38 on this day in history.
Jan 28 Goon Show's final episode on BBC on this day in history.
Jan 28 In the year 1960 jacques de Menasce, composer, dies at 54
Jan 29 Louis Jean Heydt, actor (Joe-Waterfront), dies at 54 in the year 1960.
Jan 30 On this day in history cIA allows Lockheed to produce a new U-2 aircraft (Oxcart) lookout Mr. Powers
Jan 30 Dutch communist trade union EVC'58 disbands in the year 1960.
Jan 30 Riot curtails third day's play at Port-Of-Spain West Indies vs England on this day in history.
Jan 30 On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss
Jan 30 US male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins on this day in history.
Jan 31 Lowell Gilmore, actor (Calcutta, Roadblock), dies at 53 on this day in history.
Feb 01 4 students stage first civil rights sit-in, at Greensboro NC Woolworth on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1960 extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender
Feb 02 In the year 1960 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 In the year 1960 johannes G Geelkerken, Dutch reformed vicar, dies at 80
Feb 04 BBWAA voters fail to elect a new Hall of Fame member on this day in history.
Feb 05 In the year 1960 louis Stricker, cricketer (S Afr open bat in 13 Tests 1909-12), dies
Feb 06 Jesse Belvin, rocker, dies at 26 in a car crash on this day in history.
Feb 07 In the year 1960 igor V Kurtshatov, Russian nuclear physicist, dies at 57
Feb 07 Old handwriting found in at Qumran, near the Dead Sea on this day in history.
Feb 08 Congress opens hearings looking into payola on this day in history.
Feb 09 AFL & NFL agree verbally to a no tampering pact in the year 1960.
Feb 09 In the year 1960 ernst von Dohnanyi, US composer, dies at 82
Feb 11 On this day in history jack Paar walks off his TV show
Feb 12 In the year 1960 bobby Clark, vaudevillan (World's funniest circus clown), dies at 71
Feb 12 Chinese army kills 12 Indian soldiers in the year 1960.
Feb 13 "Beg, Borrow or Steal" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 perfs in the year 1960.
Feb 13 Delmar G Roos, designer of jeep, dies at 79 on this day in history.