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 12½-8½ 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