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Historical Events In 1960

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Jan 21   In the year 1960 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   Piccard &Walsh in bathyscaph "Trieste" reach 10,900 meters in Mariana Trench on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Algeria uprises against French President De Gaulle on this day in history.  

Jan 24   John Miljan, actor (Charlie Chan in Paris, Yankee Clipper), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Diana Barrymore, actress (Ladies Courageous), dies at 38 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Goon Show's final episode on BBC in the year 1960.  

Jan 28   Jacques de Menasce, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1960.  

Jan 29   Louis Jean Heydt, actor (Joe-Waterfront), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   CIA allows Lockheed to produce a new U-2 aircraft (Oxcart) lookout Mr. Powers on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1960 4 students stage first civil rights sit-in, at Greensboro NC Woolworth  

Feb 01   On this day in history extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender  

Feb 02   Jeno Huszka, composer, dies at 84 in the year 1960.  

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   In the year 1960 bBWAA voters fail to elect a new Hall of Fame member  

Feb 05   On this day in history louis Stricker, cricketer (S Afr open bat in 13 Tests 1909-12), dies  

Feb 06   On this day in history jesse Belvin, rocker, dies at 26 in a car crash  

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 in the year 1960.  

Feb 08   In the year 1960 congress opens hearings looking into payola  

Feb 09   AFL & NFL agree verbally to a no tampering pact on this day in history.  

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   Bobby Clark, vaudevillan (World's funniest circus clown), dies at 71 in the year 1960.  

Feb 12   In the year 1960 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   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   On this day in history birth of raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author  

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

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

Jan 04   In the year 1960 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   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   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 in the year 1960.  

Jan 03   In the year 1960 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   Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1960 edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52  

Jan 07   In the year 1960 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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