Historical Events In 1960
Saturday, 23 January 2021
Jan 01 Bank of France issues new franc, worth 20¢ in the year 1960.
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 Margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48 on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1960 montserrat adopts constitution
Jan 01 On this day in history uS census at 179,245,000
Jan 02 Cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60 in the year 1960.
Jan 02 First redshank old world shore bird reported in North America (Halifax) on this day in history.
Jan 02 John Reynolds sets age of solar system at 4,950,000,000 years in the year 1960.
Jan 02 Roger Sessions' 4th Symphony premieres in the year 1960.
Jan 02 Senator John F Kennedy, announces his candidacy for President in the year 1960.
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 In the year 1960 european Free Trade Association forms in Stockholm
Jan 05 In the year 1960 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 In the year 1960 luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80
Jan 09 Building of Aswan dam in Egypt, begins on this day in history.
Jan 10 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Delmore Schwartz in the year 1960.
Jan 11 On this day in history chad declares independence from France
Jan 11 Johan E Elias, Dutch historian (Elias Family), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history lamar Clark sets pro boxing record of 44 consecutive knockouts
Jan 12 Nevil Shute [Norway], Eng/Aust author (Town like Alice), dies at 60 in the year 1960.
Jan 12 Sobers & Worrell complete 399 stand for 4th wkt v England in the year 1960.
Jan 12 Sobers &Worrell complete 399 stand for 4th wicket vs England on this day in history.
Jan 13 Sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Ital poet (Una Donna), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jan 14 Elvis Presley is promoted to sergeant in the U.S. Army in the year 1960.
Jan 14 In the year 1960 tuindorp-Oostzaan in Northern Amsterdam, flooded
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 US & Japan sign joint defense treaty on this day in history.
Jan 19 In the year 1960 eisenhower & Premier Kishi sign US-Japanese Security pact
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