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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.  

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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 in the year 1960.  

Jan 03   In the year 1960 birth of sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India  

Jan 04   Cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand) was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 04   April Winchell, American actress was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46  

Jan 05   In the year 1960 donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies  

Jan 06   Edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52 in the year 1960.  

Jan 07   On this day in history luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 09   In the year 1960 death of elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880)  

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