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Historical Events In 1960

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

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

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

Feb 16   On this day in history the nuclear powered submarine 'Triton' sets off on its round the world underwater voyage  

Feb 16   In the year 1960 uS nuclear submarine USS Triton set off on underwater round-world trip  

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

Feb 19   Bil Keane's "Family Circus" cartoon strip debuts in the year 1960.  

Feb 19   Protest strike in Poznan Poland in the year 1960.  

Feb 20   Leonard Woolley, archaeologist, dies in the year 1960.  

Feb 21   In the year 1960 cuban leader Fidel Castro nationalizes all businesses in Cuba  

Feb 21   Fay Crocker wins LPGA Lake Worth Golf Open in the year 1960.  

Feb 22   On this day in history hubert Cuypers, composer/choir conductor (Missa Populi), dies at 86  

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

Feb 24   On this day in history italian government of Segni falls  

Feb 24   Jean Binet, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1960.  

Feb 24   In the year 1960 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   In the year 1960 john Cage's "Music for Amplified Toy Pianos," premieres  

Feb 26   Aleksandar Belic, Swedish linguist, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Soviet premier Khrushchev voices support for Indonesia on this day in history.  

Feb 26   On this day in history uSA's David Jenkins wins the Olympics Gold for men's figure skating  

Feb 26   On this day in history 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   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   8th winter Olympics games close at Squaw Valley CA on this day in history.  

Feb 28   F S Flint, British translator/poet (imagist movement), dies at 74 in the year 1960.  

Feb 28   US wins Olympics hockey gold medal by defeating Czechoslovakia 9-4 on this day in history.  

Feb 29   1st Playboy Club, featuring bunnies, opens in Chicago on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand)  

Jan 04   In the year 1960 birth of april Winchell, American actress  

Jan 05   Steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1960 edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52  

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

Jan 09   Elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880) died on this day in history.  

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