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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.  

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

Jan 03   Sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia)  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of april Winchell, American actress  

Jan 05   In the year 1960 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   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   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   In the year 1960 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   On this day in history luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80  

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

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