Historical Events In 1960
Saturday, 23 October 2021
Jan 01 In the year 1960 bank of France issues new franc, worth 20¢
Jan 01 Cameroon (French Cameroon) gains independence from France on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history johnny Cash plays first of many free concerts behind bars
Jan 01 In the year 1960 margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48
Jan 01 In the year 1960 montserrat adopts constitution
Jan 01 US census at 179,245,000 on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1960 cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60
Jan 02 On this day in history first redshank old world shore bird reported in North America (Halifax)
Jan 02 John Reynolds sets age of solar system at 4,950,000,000 years in the year 1960.
Jan 02 In the year 1960 roger Sessions' 4th Symphony premieres
Jan 02 On this day in history senator John F Kennedy, announces his candidacy for President
Jan 03 In the year 1960 victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80
Jan 04 On this day in history albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46
Jan 04 European Free Trade Association forms in Stockholm on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history building of Aswan dam in Egypt, begins
Jan 10 In the year 1960 bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Delmore Schwartz
Jan 11 In the year 1960 chad declares independence from France
Jan 11 On this day in history johan E Elias, Dutch historian (Elias Family), dies at 84
Jan 11 Lamar Clark sets pro boxing record of 44 consecutive knockouts on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1960 nevil Shute [Norway], Eng/Aust author (Town like Alice), dies at 60
Jan 12 In the year 1960 sobers & Worrell complete 399 stand for 4th wkt v England
Jan 12 In the year 1960 sobers &Worrell complete 399 stand for 4th wicket vs England
Jan 13 In the year 1960 sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Ital poet (Una Donna), dies at 83
Jan 14 In the year 1960 elvis Presley is promoted to sergeant in the U.S. Army.
Jan 14 Tuindorp-Oostzaan in Northern Amsterdam, flooded in the year 1960.
Jan 14 In the year 1960 uS Army promoted Elvis Presley to Sergeant
Jan 17 On this day in history mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Women's Golf Invitational
Jan 18 On this day in history uS & Japan sign joint defense treaty
Jan 19 Eisenhower & Premier Kishi sign US-Japanese Security pact on this day in history.
Jan 20 Matt Moore, actor (Deluge, Coquette), dies at 72 in the year 1960.
Jan 20 In the year 1960 patrice Lumumba sentenced to 6 months in Belgian Congo