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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1960

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87) was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 02   In the year 1960 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   Sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 04   Cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia) was born in the year 1960.  

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

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

Jan 05   In the year 1960 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   Cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60 in the year 1960.  

Jan 03   Victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1960 luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880)  

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