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Historical Events In 1960

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jun 01   Lester Patrick, NHL coach/star, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jun 02   In the year 1960 broadway theaters close (labor dispute between owners & Actors Equity)  

Jun 03   In the year 1960 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  

Jun 03   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 in the year 1960.  

Jun 04   Lucien Littlefield, actor (Mr Beasley-Blondie), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1960 first date in James Clavell's novel "Nobel House"  

Jun 09   Ren√© Maran, Martiniques writer (Batouala, Prix Goncourt), dies in the year 1960.  

Jun 11   In the year 1960 house packed with wedding celebrants collapses killing 30 (Pakistan)  

Jun 14   In the year 1960 ana Pauker-Rabensohn, Romanian Foreign Minister (1945-52), dies at 67  

Jun 15   On this day in history 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   "Destry Rides Again" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 472 perfs on this day in history.  

Jun 20   12nd Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Robert Stack & Jane Wyatt on this day in history.  

Jun 20   In the year 1960 federation of Mali (& Senegal) becomes independent of France  

Jun 20   Mahlon Hamilton, actor (Peg O'My Heart, High School Girl), dies at 80 in the year 1960.  

Jun 23   "Pat Boone Show," last airs on ABC-TV on this day in history.  

Jun 25   On this day in history wH Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda), dies at 67  

Jun 26   In the year 1960 british Somaliland (now Somalia) gains independence from Britain  

Jun 26   In the year 1960 john Brenden Kelly, rower (Olympic-gold-1920, 24), dies at 70  

Jun 26   On this day in history madagascar gains independence from France (National Day)  

Jun 27   British Somaliland becomes part of Somalia on this day in history.  

Jun 27   Chlorophyll "A" synthesized Cambridge Mass in the year 1960.  

Jun 27   In the year 1960 harry Pollitt, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain dies at 69  

Jun 28   In the year 1960 10.40" (26.42 cm) of rainfall, Dunmor, Kentucky (state 24-hour record)  

Jun 28   26.42 cm (10.40") of rainfall, Dunmor, Kentucky (state 24-hour record) in the year 1960.  

Jun 30   Belgian Congo becomes an independent state on this day in history.  

Jun 30   In the year 1960 clarence Cameron White, composer, dies at 79  

Jun 30   In the year 1960 začre (then Belgian Congo) gains independence from Belgium  

Jul 01   On this day in history ghana becomes a republic  

Jul 01   On this day in history italian Somalia gains independence, unites with Somali Republic  

Jul 03   Alfred Henry Ackley, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jul 04   Mickey Mantle hits career homer # 300 on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1960 birth of naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author  

Jan 03   In the year 1960 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   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   In the year 1960 birth of steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series)  

Famous Deaths In 1960

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48 died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60 in the year 1960.  

Jan 03   Victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80 in the year 1960.  

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

Jan 05   Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies in the year 1960.  

Jan 06   In the year 1960 edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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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