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Historical Events In 1960

Sunday, 16 January 2022

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

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

May 10   In the year 1960 uS atomic sub USS Triton completes first circumnavigation of globe under water  

May 11   On this day in history french liner "France" launched  

May 11   Israeli soldiers capture Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1960.  

May 15   Sputnik 4 launched into Earth orbit; later recovery failed on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1960.  

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

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   In the year 1960 "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 in the year 1960.  

May 24   In the year 1960 1 millionth Dutch telephone installed  

May 25   George Crowe's record 11th pinch-hit HR in the year 1960.  

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   Military coup overthrows democratic government of Turkey on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1960 luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80  

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

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