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Historical Events In 1960

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1960.  

May 16   Big 4 summit in Paris collapses as USSR levels spy charges against US on this day in history.  

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

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

May 19   On this day in history 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   USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 33,222mph in the year 1960.  

May 22   In the year 1960 chile a 9.5 quake was one of the 10 Largest Earthquakes in the World.  

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

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   1 millionth Dutch telephone installed on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1960 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 on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history edward Brophy, actor (Champ, Dumbo, Great Guy), dies at 65  

May 27   Military coup overthrows democratic government of Turkey in the year 1960.  

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   Boris Pasternak, Russian poet (Dr Zhivago), dies at 70 in the year 1960.  

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

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   Raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1960.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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