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.