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