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Historical Events In 1960

Monday, 21 September 2020

Apr 26   On this day in history wander J de Haas, Dut physicist (Einstein-De Haas effect), dies at 82  

Apr 27   In the year 1960 1st atomic powered electric-drive submarine launched (Tullibee)  

Apr 27   In the year 1960 france grants Togo independence  

Apr 27   France grants Togo independence, kicking off the end of the colonial age in the year 1960.  

Apr 27   The first atomic powered electric-drive submarine launched (Tullibee) in the year 1960.  

Apr 28   On this day in history "Christine" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 12 performances  

Apr 28   In the year 1960 anton Pancake, astronomer/marxist theorist, dies at 87  

Apr 30   Lt. Gen. H.D. Graham leaves the Canadian armed forces; last officer with a World War I ribbon to retire in the year 1960.  

May 01   CIA agent Francis Gary Powers, piloting an American U-2 reconnaissance plane, is shot down over the Soviet Union near Sverdiovsk in the year 1960.  

May 01   Gary Powers, in a U2 spy plane, shot down and captured by the USSR on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1960 india's Bombay state split into Gujarat &Maharashtra states  

May 01   Pancho Gonzalez retires from tennis in the year 1960.  

May 02   Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39 in the year 1960.  

May 02   In the year 1960 harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance  

May 02   On this day in history house investigating committee, looking into payola questions  

May 02   Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent) on this day in history.  

May 03   In the year 1960 harvey Schmidt/Tom Jones' musical "Fantasticks" premieres in NYC  

May 05   In the year 1960 sulho Ranta, composer, dies at 58  

May 06   England's Princess Margaret marries Antony Armstrong-Jones (Lord Snowdon) in the year 1960.  

May 06   Paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Blume von Hawaii), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

May 06   President Eisenhower signs Civil Rights Act of 1960 on this day in history.  

May 06   Students attack Dutch embassy in Djakarta on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1960 trotsky's murderer Jacques Mornard (Ramón Mercader), freed in México  

May 07   "Christine" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 12 performances in the year 1960.  

May 07   "Flower Drum Song" closes at St James Theater NYC after 602 performances on this day in history.  

May 07   In the year 1960 leonid Brezhnev becomes the President of the USSR  

May 07   In the year 1960 leonid Brezhnev replaces Kliment Voroshilov as President of USSR  

May 07   On this day in history michael Tal beats Botvinnik 12-8 for world chess championship  

May 07   On this day in history uSSR announces Francis Gary Powers confessed to being a CIA spy  

May 08   In the year 1960 hugo Alfven, Swedish composer (Midsommarvaka), dies at 88  

May 08   On this day in history uSSR & Cuba resume diplomatic relations  

May 09   Nigeria becomes a member of the British Commonwealth in the year 1960.  

May 09   US is first country to use the birth control pill legally on this day in history.  

May 09   In the year 1960 uS send U-2 over USSR  

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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   On this day in history birth of naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author  

Jan 03   Joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   April Winchell, American actress was born in the year 1960.  

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   In the year 1960 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 in the year 1960.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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