Historical Events In 1960
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Feb 13 On this day in history france enters the nuclear era when it explodes its first atomic bomb.
Feb 13 In the year 1960 france performs 1st nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria
Feb 13 In the year 1960 the French test their first atomic bomb in the Sahara
Feb 14 In the year 1960 marshal Ayub Khan elected President of Pakistan
Feb 16 The nuclear powered submarine 'Triton' sets off on its round the world underwater voyage on this day in history.
Feb 16 On this day in history uS nuclear submarine USS Triton set off on underwater round-world trip
Feb 18 U.S. Vice President Nixon opens the Eighth Winter Olympic Games in Squaw Valley, CA in the year 1960.
Feb 19 On this day in history bil Keane's "Family Circus" cartoon strip debuts
Feb 19 Protest strike in Poznan Poland in the year 1960.
Feb 20 In the year 1960 leonard Woolley, archaeologist, dies
Feb 21 In the year 1960 cuban leader Fidel Castro nationalizes all businesses in Cuba
Feb 21 In the year 1960 fay Crocker wins LPGA Lake Worth Golf Open
Feb 22 Hubert Cuypers, composer/choir conductor (Missa Populi), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Feb 23 On this day in history demolition begins on Brooklyn's Ebbets Field (opened in 1913)
Feb 24 Italian government of Segni falls in the year 1960.
Feb 24 In the year 1960 jean Binet, composer, dies at 66
Feb 24 US beats Germany in Olympics hockey finals round, 9-1 on this day in history.
Feb 25 Everhardus J van Romondt, Dutch Antillean minister, dies at 51 on this day in history.
Feb 25 On this day in history john Cage's "Music for Amplified Toy Pianos," premieres
Feb 26 In the year 1960 aleksandar Belic, Swedish linguist, dies at 83
Feb 26 On this day in history soviet premier Khrushchev voices support for Indonesia
Feb 26 USA's David Jenkins wins the Olympics Gold for men's figure skating on this day in history.
Feb 26 Verne Gagne beats Doctor X in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champion in the year 1960.
Feb 27 Adriano Olivetti, Italian engineer/manufacturer, dies at 58 in the year 1960.
Feb 27 In the year 1960 oil pipe line from Rotterdam to Ruhrgebied opens
Feb 27 US Olympics Ice Hockey Team beats USSR 3-2 en route to gold medal on this day in history.
Feb 28 In the year 1960 8th winter Olympics games close at Squaw Valley CA
Feb 28 On this day in history f S Flint, British translator/poet (imagist movement), dies at 74
Feb 28 On this day in history uS wins Olympics hockey gold medal by defeating Czechoslovakia 9-4
Feb 29 1st Playboy Club, featuring bunnies, opens in Chicago in the year 1960.
Feb 29 On this day in history earthquake kills 1/3 of Agadir Morocco population (12,000) in 15 seconds
Feb 29 Hugh Hefner opens the first Playboy Club in Chicago in the year 1960.
Feb 29 Ian McKenzie Anderson, British musician on this day in history.
Feb 29 JFK makes "missile gap" the Presidential campaign issue on this day in history.