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Historical Events In 1960

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Jun 01   In the year 1960 lester Patrick, NHL coach/star, dies at 76  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jun 04   In the year 1960 lucien Littlefield, actor (Mr Beasley-Blondie), dies at 64  

Jun 06   On this day in history roy Orbison releases "Only the Lonely"  

Jun 08   In the year 1960 1st date in James Clavell's novel "Nobel House"  

Jun 08   First date in James Clavell's novel "Nobel House" in the year 1960.  

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   Ana Pauker-Rabensohn, Romanian Foreign Minister (1945-52), dies at 67 in the year 1960.  

Jun 15   Argentina complains to UN about Israeli illicit transfer of Eichman on this day in history.  

Jun 17   Pierre Reverdy, French author/poet (North-South), dies at 70 in the year 1960.  

Jun 18   "Destry Rides Again" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 472 perfs in the year 1960.  

Jun 20   12nd Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Robert Stack & Jane Wyatt in the year 1960.  

Jun 20   On this day in history federation of Mali (& Senegal) becomes independent of France  

Jun 20   On this day in history mahlon Hamilton, actor (Peg O'My Heart, High School Girl), dies at 80  

Jun 23   In the year 1960 "Pat Boone Show," last airs on ABC-TV  

Jun 25   WH Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda), dies at 67 in the year 1960.  

Jun 26   British Somaliland (now Somalia) gains independence from Britain on this day in history.  

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

Jun 26   Madagascar gains independence from France (National Day) on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history british Somaliland becomes part of Somalia  

Jun 27   Chlorophyll "A" synthesized Cambridge Mass on this day in history.  

Jun 27   Harry Pollitt, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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   Belgian Congo becomes an independent state in the year 1960.  

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

Jun 30   On this day in history začre (then Belgian Congo) gains independence from Belgium  

Jul 01   Ghana becomes a republic in the year 1960.  

Jul 01   In the year 1960 italian Somalia gains independence, unites with Somali Republic  

Jul 03   On this day in history alfred Henry Ackley, composer, dies at 73  

Jul 04   In the year 1960 mickey Mantle hits career homer # 300  

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Famous Birthdays In 1960

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1960 birth of raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87)  

Jan 02   In the year 1960 birth of naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author  

Jan 03   Joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India  

Jan 04   Cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia) was born in the year 1960.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60  

Jan 03   In the year 1960 victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80  

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

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   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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