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Historical Events In 1960

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Feb 13   France enters the nuclear era when it explodes its first atomic bomb in the year 1960.  

Feb 13   France performs 1st nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history the French test their first atomic bomb in the Sahara  

Feb 14   Marshal Ayub Khan elected President of Pakistan in the year 1960.  

Feb 16   The nuclear powered submarine 'Triton' sets off on its round the world underwater voyage in the year 1960.  

Feb 16   US nuclear submarine USS Triton set off on underwater round-world trip on this day in history.  

Feb 18   U.S. Vice President Nixon opens the Eighth Winter Olympic Games in Squaw Valley, CA in the year 1960.  

Feb 19   In the year 1960 bil Keane's "Family Circus" cartoon strip debuts  

Feb 19   In the year 1960 protest strike in Poznan Poland  

Feb 20   Leonard Woolley, archaeologist, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Cuban leader Fidel Castro nationalizes all businesses in Cuba on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Fay Crocker wins LPGA Lake Worth Golf Open on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Hubert Cuypers, composer/choir conductor (Missa Populi), dies at 86 in the year 1960.  

Feb 23   Demolition begins on Brooklyn's Ebbets Field (opened in 1913) on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1960 italian government of Segni falls  

Feb 24   Jean Binet, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history uS beats Germany in Olympics hockey finals round, 9-1  

Feb 25   In the year 1960 everhardus J van Romondt, Dutch Antillean minister, dies at 51  

Feb 25   John Cage's "Music for Amplified Toy Pianos," premieres in the year 1960.  

Feb 26   On this day in history aleksandar Belic, Swedish linguist, dies at 83  

Feb 26   Soviet premier Khrushchev voices support for Indonesia in the year 1960.  

Feb 26   In the year 1960 uSA's David Jenkins wins the Olympics Gold for men's figure skating  

Feb 26   Verne Gagne beats Doctor X in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champion on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1960 adriano Olivetti, Italian engineer/manufacturer, dies at 58  

Feb 27   Oil pipe line from Rotterdam to Ruhrgebied opens in the year 1960.  

Feb 27   In the year 1960 uS Olympics Ice Hockey Team beats USSR 3-2 en route to gold medal  

Feb 28   On this day in history 8th winter Olympics games close at Squaw Valley CA  

Feb 28   In the year 1960 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   In the year 1960 earthquake kills 1/3 of Agadir Morocco population (12,000) in 15 seconds  

Feb 29   On this day in history hugh Hefner opens the first Playboy Club in Chicago.  

Feb 29   In the year 1960 ian McKenzie Anderson, British musician  

Feb 29   JFK makes "missile gap" the Presidential campaign issue in the year 1960.  

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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   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   In the year 1960 birth of sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1960 birth of michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand)  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1960 albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46  

Jan 05   Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

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