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Historical Events In 1960

Thursday, 01 October 2020

May 10   On this day in history john F Kennedy wins primary in West Virginia  

May 10   On this day in history juri Olescha, writer, dies at 61  

May 10   US atomic sub USS Triton completes first circumnavigation of globe under water in the year 1960.  

May 11   French liner "France" launched in the year 1960.  

May 11   In the year 1960 israeli soldiers capture Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires  

May 11   John D Rockefeller Jr, philanthropist, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

May 12   Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

May 12   Elvis Presley appears on a Frank Sinatra special on this day in history.  

May 13   The first launch of Delta satellite launching vehicle; it failed on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history uSSR launch first (unmanned) space capsule  

May 15   Sputnik 4 launched into Earth orbit; later recovery failed in the year 1960.  

May 15   On this day in history taxes took 25% of earnings in US  

May 16   Big 4 summit in Paris collapses as USSR levels spy charges against US in the year 1960.  

May 17   The first atomic reactor system to be patented, JW Flora, Canoga Park CA in the year 1960.  

May 18   On this day in history eileen Fulton begins playing Lisa on As the World Turns (for > 30 years)  

May 19   Alan Freed &eight other DJs accused of taking radio payola on this day in history.  

May 19   Belgian parliament requires rest day for self employed on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history uSAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 33,222mph  

May 22   Chile a 9.5 quake was one of the 10 Largest Earthquakes in the World on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1960 virtually all coastal towns between 37th & 44th parallels severely damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo HI at 01 04 AM  

May 22   In the year 1960 virtually all coastal towns between 37th & 44th parallels severely damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo HI at 01:04 AM  

May 23   On this day in history "Got A Girl" by The Four Preps hits #24  

May 23   Georges Claude, engineer/inventor, dies in the year 1960.  

May 23   Israel announced capture of Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Argentina on this day in history.  

May 24   In the year 1960 1 millionth Dutch telephone installed  

May 25   On this day in history george Crowe's record 11th pinch-hit HR  

May 26   In the year 1960 the Soviets are accused by UN Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge of concealing a microphone inside a wood carving of the Great Seal of the United States that was presented to the U S embassy in Moscow  

May 27   Edward Brophy, actor (Champ, Dumbo, Great Guy), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history military coup overthrows democratic government of Turkey  

May 28   "Greenwillow" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 95 performances on this day in history.  

May 29   On this day in history everly Brothers "Cathy's Clown" hits #1  

May 30   On this day in history boris Pasternak, Russian poet (Dr Zhivago), dies at 70  

May 31   In the year 1960 willem Elsschot, [Alfons de Ridder], Flemish writer (Kas), dies at 78  

Jun 01   Lester Patrick NHL coach/star, dies at 76 in the year 1960.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1960

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1960 birth of raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87)  

Jan 02   Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author was born in the year 1960.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1960 birth of sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India  

Jan 04   In the year 1960 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   Steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series) was born in the year 1960.  

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   Cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80  

Jan 04   Albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46 in the year 1960.  

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

Jan 06   Edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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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