Historical Events In 1960
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Feb 13 In the year 1960 france enters the nuclear era when it explodes its first atomic bomb.
Feb 13 France performs 1st nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria on this day in history.
Feb 13 The French test their first atomic bomb in the Sahara in the year 1960.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 19 On this day in history bil Keane's "Family Circus" cartoon strip debuts
Feb 19 Protest strike in Poznan Poland on this day in history.
Feb 20 Leonard Woolley, archaeologist, dies in the year 1960.
Feb 21 On this day in history cuban leader Fidel Castro nationalizes all businesses in Cuba
Feb 21 On this day in history fay Crocker wins LPGA Lake Worth Golf Open
Feb 22 Hubert Cuypers, composer/choir conductor (Missa Populi), dies at 86 in the year 1960.
Feb 23 On this day in history demolition begins on Brooklyn's Ebbets Field (opened in 1913)
Feb 24 Italian government of Segni falls on this day in history.
Feb 24 Jean Binet, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1960.
Feb 24 US beats Germany in Olympics hockey finals round, 9-1 in the year 1960.
Feb 25 Everhardus J van Romondt, Dutch Antillean minister, dies at 51 in the year 1960.
Feb 25 John Cage's "Music for Amplified Toy Pianos," premieres on this day in history.
Feb 26 Aleksandar Belic, Swedish linguist, dies at 83 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1960 verne Gagne beats Doctor X in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champion
Feb 27 On this day in history adriano Olivetti, Italian engineer/manufacturer, dies at 58
Feb 27 On this day in history oil pipe line from Rotterdam to Ruhrgebied opens
Feb 27 US Olympics Ice Hockey Team beats USSR 3-2 en route to gold medal in the year 1960.
Feb 28 8th winter Olympics games close at Squaw Valley CA in the year 1960.
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 On this day in history 1st Playboy Club, featuring bunnies, opens in Chicago
Feb 29 In the year 1960 earthquake kills 1/3 of Agadir Morocco population (12,000) in 15 seconds
Feb 29 Hugh Hefner opens the first Playboy Club in Chicago on this day in history.
Feb 29 On this day in history ian McKenzie Anderson, British musician
Feb 29 In the year 1960 jFK makes "missile gap" the Presidential campaign issue