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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  

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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 in the year 1960.  

Jan 03   In the year 1960 birth of joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India  

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   In the year 1960 birth of april Winchell, American actress  

Jan 05   Steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series) was born in the year 1960.  

Famous Deaths In 1960

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies  

Jan 06   On this day in history edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52  

Jan 07   In the year 1960 luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80  

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

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