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Historical Events In 1960

Thursday, 02 July 2020

May 10   John F Kennedy wins primary in West Virginia on this day in history.  

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

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

May 11   In the year 1960 french liner "France" launched  

May 11   In the year 1960 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   In the year 1960 cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer, dies at 70  

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 in the year 1960.  

May 14   USSR launch first (unmanned) space capsule on this day in history.  

May 15   In the year 1960 sputnik 4 launched into Earth orbit; later recovery failed  

May 15   In the year 1960 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   On this day in history 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) in the year 1960.  

May 19   Alan Freed &eight other DJs accused of taking radio payola in the year 1960.  

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

May 19   USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 33,222mph on this day in history.  

May 22   Chile a 9.5 quake was one of the 10 Largest Earthquakes in the World 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 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 23   On this day in history "Got A Girl" by The Four Preps hits #24  

May 23   On this day in history georges Claude, engineer/inventor, dies  

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

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   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 in the year 1960.  

May 27   Edward Brophy, actor (Champ, Dumbo, Great Guy), dies at 65 in the year 1960.  

May 27   In the year 1960 military coup overthrows democratic government of Turkey  

May 28   "Greenwillow" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 95 performances in the year 1960.  

May 29   Everly Brothers "Cathy's Clown" hits #1 on this day in history.  

May 30   In the year 1960 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   In the year 1960 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   On this day in history birth of raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87)  

Jan 02   Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor) was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 03   Sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand) was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 04   In the year 1960 birth of april Winchell, American actress  

Jan 05   Steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1960.  

Jan 09   In the year 1960 death of elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880)  

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