Historical Events In 1960
Friday, 18 September 2020
Feb 13 On this day in history 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 Marshal Ayub Khan elected President of Pakistan on this day in history.
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 On this day in history leonard Woolley, archaeologist, dies
Feb 21 Cuban leader Fidel Castro nationalizes all businesses in Cuba in the year 1960.
Feb 21 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Lake Worth Golf Open in the year 1960.
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 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 in the year 1960.
Feb 25 On this day in history john Cage's "Music for Amplified Toy Pianos," premieres
Feb 26 On this day in history aleksandar Belic, Swedish linguist, dies at 83
Feb 26 Soviet premier Khrushchev voices support for Indonesia on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 27 Adriano Olivetti, Italian engineer/manufacturer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1960 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.