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Historical Events In 1960

Monday, 03 October 2022

May 10   In the year 1960 john F Kennedy wins primary in West Virginia  

May 10   Juri Olescha, writer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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   Israeli soldiers capture Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history john D Rockefeller Jr, philanthropist, dies at 86  

May 12   In the year 1960 cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer, dies at 70  

May 12   In the year 1960 elvis Presley appears on a Frank Sinatra special  

May 13   The first launch of Delta satellite launching vehicle; it failed in the year 1960.  

May 14   In the year 1960 uSSR launch first (unmanned) space capsule  

May 15   On this day in history sputnik 4 launched into Earth orbit; later recovery failed  

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 on this day in history.  

May 18   Eileen Fulton begins playing Lisa on As the World Turns (for > 30 years) in the year 1960.  

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 in the year 1960.  

May 19   In the year 1960 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 in the year 1960.  

May 22   Virtually all coastal towns between 37th & 44th parallels severely damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo HI at 01 04 AM on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history virtually all coastal towns between 37th & 44th parallels severely damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo HI at 01:04 AM  

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

May 23   In the year 1960 georges Claude, engineer/inventor, dies  

May 23   On this day in history israel announced capture of Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Argentina  

May 24   1 millionth Dutch telephone installed on this day in history.  

May 25   George Crowe's record 11th pinch-hit HR on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history 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   On this day in history edward Brophy, actor (Champ, Dumbo, Great Guy), dies at 65  

May 27   In the year 1960 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   In the year 1960 boris Pasternak, Russian poet (Dr Zhivago), dies at 70  

May 31   Willem Elsschot, [Alfons de Ridder], Flemish writer (Kas), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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   Raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87) was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 02   In the year 1960 birth of naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author  

Jan 03   In the year 1960 birth of joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor)  

Jan 03   Sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 04   Cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia) was born in the year 1960.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46  

Jan 05   In the year 1960 donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies  

Jan 06   Edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52 in the year 1960.  

Jan 07   Luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1960.  

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

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