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Historical Events In 1960

Monday, 28 September 2020

Mar 23   Franklin P Adams, columnist (Information Please), dies at 78 in the year 1960.  

Mar 24   Paul Joostens, Flemish painter, dies at 70 in the year 1960.  

Mar 24   US appeals court rules novel, "Lady Chatterly's Lover," not obscene on this day in history.  

Mar 25   In the year 1960 dH Lawrence' "Lady Chatterley's Lover" ruled not obscene (New York NY)  

Mar 25   Italian government Tambroni forms in the year 1960.  

Mar 25   In the year 1960 the first guided missile launched from nuclear powered sub (Halibut)  

Mar 26   Ian Keith, actor (Identity Unknown, Queen Christina), dies at 61 in the year 1960.  

Mar 26   Iraq executes 30 after attack on President Kassem in the year 1960.  

Mar 26   Orioles-Reds series for Havana, is moved to Miami in the year 1960.  

Mar 27   In the year 1960 ian Whyte, composer, dies at 58  

Mar 28   On this day in history ian Keith, US actor (Ramses I-10 Commandments), dies at 61  

Mar 28   On this day in history pope John raises the 1st Japanese, 1st African & 1st Filipino cardinal  

Mar 28   On this day in history pope John raises the first Japanese, first African & first Filipino cardinal  

Mar 28   Scotch factory explodes burying 20 firefighters (Glasgow Scotland) on this day in history.  

Mar 29   On this day in history darius Milhaud's 9th Symphony, premieres  

Mar 29   In the year 1960 launch of first fully integrated Fleet Ballistic Missile from USS Observation Island  

Mar 30   Fritz Klimsch, German sculptor/painter, dies at 90 in the year 1960.  

Mar 31   In the year 1960 gore Vidal's "Best Man", premieres in New York NY  

Mar 31   In the year 1960 gore Vidal's "Best Man," premieres in NYC  

Mar 31   In the year 1960 joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Totenmesse), dies at 81  

Apr 01   In the year 1960 first weather satellite, TIROS 1, launched by the United States  

Apr 01   Mabry Harper catches a 25 lb Walleye in Tennessee on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Piet[er O] Bakker, Dutch journalist/writer (Ciske), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Apr 01   On this day in history rCA (TV &Infra-Red Observation 'weather' Satellite) I launched  

Apr 01   U Nu elected premier of Burma on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Cuba buys oil from USSR on this day in history.  

Apr 02   USS Glacier begins 12 days of relief operations, providing helicopter and boat transportation and emergency supplies to residents of Paramaribo, Brazil after floods on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Anton Pannekoek, Dutch astronomer/marxist theorist, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   On this day in history earthquake at Havre, Belgium  

Apr 03   On this day in history earthquake at Havré, Belgium  

Apr 04   In the year 1960 32nd Academy Awards  

Apr 04   On this day in history 32nd Academy Awards - "Ben-Hur", Charlton Heston & Simone Signoret win  

Apr 04   Project Ozma begins at Green Bank radio astronomy center on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Senegal declares independence from France on this day in history.  

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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   Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor)  

Jan 03   Sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia)  

Jan 04   In the year 1960 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   On this day in history 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   Margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48 died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60  

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

Jan 04   Albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52  

Jan 07   Luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880) died in the year 1960.  

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