Historical Events In 1960
Saturday, 21 May 2022
Jun 01 Lester Patrick, NHL coach/star, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Jun 02 Broadway theaters close (labor dispute between owners & Actors Equity) in the year 1960.
Jun 03 Seven helicopters of HS-4 from Yorktown rescued 53 merchant seamen from the British freighter Shun Lee which was breaking up on Pratas Reef, 500 miles northwest of Manila on this day in history.
Jun 03 In the year 1960 test launchings of Bullpup air-to-surface missiles from a Marine Corps HUS-1 helicopter were successfully completed at the Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent River.
Jun 04 Lucien Littlefield, actor (Mr Beasley-Blondie), dies at 64 in the year 1960.
Jun 06 Roy Orbison releases "Only the Lonely" on this day in history.
Jun 08 1st date in James Clavell's novel "Nobel House" on this day in history.
Jun 08 On this day in history first date in James Clavell's novel "Nobel House"
Jun 09 In the year 1960 ren√© Maran, Martiniques writer (Batouala, Prix Goncourt), dies
Jun 11 In the year 1960 house packed with wedding celebrants collapses killing 30 (Pakistan)
Jun 14 Ana Pauker-Rabensohn, Romanian Foreign Minister (1945-52), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jun 15 In the year 1960 argentina complains to UN about Israeli illicit transfer of Eichman
Jun 17 In the year 1960 pierre Reverdy, French author/poet (North-South), dies at 70
Jun 18 In the year 1960 "Destry Rides Again" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 472 perfs
Jun 20 12nd Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Robert Stack & Jane Wyatt on this day in history.
Jun 20 Federation of Mali (& Senegal) becomes independent of France in the year 1960.
Jun 20 In the year 1960 mahlon Hamilton, actor (Peg O'My Heart, High School Girl), dies at 80
Jun 23 "Pat Boone Show," last airs on ABC-TV on this day in history.
Jun 25 WH Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jun 26 British Somaliland (now Somalia) gains independence from Britain on this day in history.
Jun 26 John Brenden Kelly, rower (Olympic-gold-1920, 24), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Jun 26 On this day in history madagascar gains independence from France (National Day)
Jun 27 In the year 1960 british Somaliland becomes part of Somalia
Jun 27 Chlorophyll "A" synthesized Cambridge Mass on this day in history.
Jun 27 In the year 1960 harry Pollitt, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain dies at 69
Jun 28 10.40" (26.42 cm) of rainfall, Dunmor, Kentucky (state 24-hour record) in the year 1960.
Jun 28 26.42 cm (10.40") of rainfall, Dunmor, Kentucky (state 24-hour record) in the year 1960.
Jun 30 In the year 1960 belgian Congo becomes an independent state
Jun 30 Clarence Cameron White, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1960.
Jun 30 On this day in history začre (then Belgian Congo) gains independence from Belgium
Jul 01 In the year 1960 ghana becomes a republic
Jul 01 On this day in history italian Somalia gains independence, unites with Somali Republic
Jul 03 On this day in history alfred Henry Ackley, composer, dies at 73
Jul 04 Mickey Mantle hits career homer # 300 in the year 1960.