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Historical Events In 1960

Sunday, 09 August 2020

Aug 17   On this day in history the west African country of Gabon gains its independence from France.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 19   On this day in history american U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers sentenced to ten years in a Soviet prison for espionage  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 19   In the year 1960 sputnik 5 carries 2 dogs, 3 mice into orbit (later recovered alive)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 20   In the year 1960 rudolf Moser, composer, dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 20   In the year 1960 senegal breaks from the Mali federation; declaring independence  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 20   In the year 1960 uSSR recovers 2 dogs; first living organisms to return from space  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 23   Oscar Hammerstein II, Broadway librettist, dies at 65 in the year 1960.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 23   On this day in history world's largest frog (3.3 kg) caught (Equatorial Guinea)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 24   -127 F (-88ø C), Vostok, Antarctica (world record) in the year 1960.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 24   In the year 1960 -127°F (-88°C), Vostok, Antarctica (world record)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Aug 24   60 people die when bus plunges off bridge into Turvo River, Brazil in the year 1960.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 25   17th summer olympics opens in Rome on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 26   On this day in history mark Hambourg, composer, dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 27   On this day in history anita Lonsbrough swims world/olympic record 200m (2:49.5)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 28   In the year 1960 anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 28   White Sox Ted Kluzewski's 3-run HR is disallowed as ump called time in the year 1960.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 29   Alexander Gauge, actor (Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 46 in the year 1960.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 29   In the year 1960 jordan premier Hazza-el-Madjali deadly injured at bomb attack  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 30   On this day in history boston 2nd baseman Pete Runnels goes 6-for-7  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 31   Agricultural Hall of Fame established on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 02   Tamara & Irina Press (USSR) become 1st sisters to win olympic gold in the year 1960.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 03   Joseph Lamb, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1960.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 04   On this day in history alfred E Green, director (Copacabana), dies after long illness at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 05   In the year 1960 cassius Clay captures the olympic light heavyweight gold medal  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 06   On this day in history jimmy Savo, comedian (Through the Crystal Ball), dies at 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 07   In the year 1960 ljudmila Shevcova runs female olympic record 800m (2:04.3)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 07   On this day in history wilhelm Pieck, president of German DR (1949-60), dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 09   In the year 1960 armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer, dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 09   In the year 1960 the birth of Hugh Grant, Britsh actor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 10   Abebe Bikila runs Olympic/World record marathon (2:15:16.2) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 10   In the year 1960 fjodor I Panfjorov, Russian author (Volga  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 10   Running barefoot, Ethiopian Abebe Bikila wins Rome Olympic marathon in the year 1960.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 11   The 17th Olympic games close in Rome on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 13   On this day in history leo Weiner, Hungarian composer (Toldi), dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   Raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 02   Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author was born in the year 1960.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India was born in the year 1960.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of april Winchell, American actress  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1960

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48 died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 02   Cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   Edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52 in the year 1960.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   Luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   Elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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