Historical Events In 1960
Sunday, 03 December 2023
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 Johnny Cash plays first of many free concerts behind bars on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1960 margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48
Jan 01 Montserrat adopts constitution on this day in history.
Jan 01 US census at 179,245,000 on this day in history.
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) in the year 1960.
Jan 02 John Reynolds sets age of solar system at 4,950,000,000 years on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1960 roger Sessions' 4th Symphony premieres
Jan 02 In the year 1960 senator John F Kennedy, announces his candidacy for President
Jan 03 In the year 1960 victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80
Jan 04 In the year 1960 albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46
Jan 04 European Free Trade Association forms in Stockholm in the year 1960.
Jan 05 In the year 1960 donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies
Jan 06 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1960 lamar Clark sets pro boxing record of 44 consecutive knockouts
Jan 12 Nevil Shute [Norway], Eng/Aust author (Town like Alice), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history tuindorp-Oostzaan in Northern Amsterdam, flooded
Jan 14 US Army promoted Elvis Presley to Sergeant in the year 1960.
Jan 17 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Women's Golf Invitational in the year 1960.
Jan 18 In the year 1960 uS & Japan sign joint defense treaty
Jan 19 Eisenhower & Premier Kishi sign US-Japanese Security pact on this day in history.
Jan 20 On this day in history matt Moore, actor (Deluge, Coquette), dies at 72
Jan 20 On this day in history patrice Lumumba sentenced to 6 months in Belgian Congo