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Historical Events In 1960

Monday, 21 September 2020

Jun 01   Lester Patrick, NHL coach/star, dies at 76 in the year 1960.  

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   In the year 1960 roy Orbison releases "Only the Lonely"  

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

Jun 08   In the year 1960 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   House packed with wedding celebrants collapses killing 30 (Pakistan) in the year 1960.  

Jun 14   On this day in history ana Pauker-Rabensohn, Romanian Foreign Minister (1945-52), dies at 67  

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

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   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 in the year 1960.  

Jun 25   WH Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jun 26   On this day in history british Somaliland (now Somalia) gains independence from Britain  

Jun 26   John Brenden Kelly, rower (Olympic-gold-1920, 24), dies at 70 in the year 1960.  

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 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   Začre (then Belgian Congo) gains independence from Belgium in the year 1960.  

Jul 01   Ghana becomes a republic in the year 1960.  

Jul 01   Italian Somalia gains independence, unites with Somali Republic in the year 1960.  

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

Jul 04   On this day in history mickey Mantle hits career homer # 300  

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Famous Birthdays In 1960

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87)  

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

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

Jan 03   Sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1960 birth of april Winchell, American actress  

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 in the year 1960.  

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

Jan 07   Luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1960.  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880)  

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