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Historical Events In 1960

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

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

May 10   Juri Olescha, writer, dies at 61 in the year 1960.  

May 10   On this day in history uS atomic sub USS Triton completes first circumnavigation of globe under water  

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

May 11   On this day in history israeli soldiers capture Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires  

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

May 12   Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1960.  

May 12   On this day in history 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   USSR launch first (unmanned) space capsule on this day in history.  

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

May 15   Taxes took 25% of earnings in US on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 19   In the year 1960 alan Freed &eight other DJs accused of taking radio payola  

May 19   In the year 1960 belgian parliament requires rest day for self employed  

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

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

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   Virtually all coastal towns between 37th & 44th parallels severely damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo HI at 01:04 AM in the year 1960.  

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

May 23   Georges Claude, engineer/inventor, dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1960.  

May 26   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 on this day in history.  

May 27   In the year 1960 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   On this day in history "Greenwillow" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 95 performances  

May 29   Everly Brothers "Cathy's Clown" hits #1 in the year 1960.  

May 30   Boris Pasternak, Russian poet (Dr Zhivago), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 01   On this day in history lester Patrick NHL coach/star, dies at 76  

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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   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   On this day in history birth of april Winchell, American actress  

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   On this day in history death of margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1960 victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80  

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 in the year 1960.  

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

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