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Historical Events In 1960

Thursday, 15 April 2021

Aug 17   The west African country of Gabon gains its independence from France in the year 1960.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 19   American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers sentenced to ten years in a Soviet prison for espionage on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 19   Sputnik 5 carries 2 dogs, 3 mice into orbit (later recovered alive) in the year 1960.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 20   On this day in history rudolf Moser, composer, dies at 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 20   Senegal breaks from the Mali federation; declaring independence on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 23   On this day in history oscar Hammerstein II, Broadway librettist, dies at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 24   On this day in history -127 F (-88ø C), Vostok, Antarctica (world record)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 24   On this day in history -127F (-88C), Vostok, Antarctica (world record)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Aug 24   In the year 1960 60 people die when bus plunges off bridge into Turvo River, Brazil  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Aug 27   In the year 1960 anita Lonsbrough swims world/olympic record 200m (2:49.5)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 28   Anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 28   On this day in history white Sox Ted Kluzewski's 3-run HR is disallowed as ump called time  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 29   Jordan premier Hazza-el-Madjali deadly injured at bomb attack in the year 1960.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 30   Boston 2nd baseman Pete Runnels goes 6-for-7 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 02   In the year 1960 tamara & Irina Press (USSR) become 1st sisters to win olympic gold  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 03   Joseph Lamb, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 05   Cassius Clay captures the olympic light heavyweight gold medal on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 06   Jimmy Savo, comedian (Through the Crystal Ball), dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 07   Ljudmila Shevcova runs female olympic record 800m (2:04.3) in the year 1960.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 07   Wilhelm Pieck, president of German DR (1949-60), dies at 84 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 09   On this day in history armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer, dies at 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 10   In the year 1960 abebe Bikila runs Olympic/World record marathon (2:15:16.2)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 10   Running barefoot, Ethiopian Abebe Bikila wins Rome Olympic marathon on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 11   In the year 1960 the 17th Olympic games close in Rome  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 13   In the year 1960 leo Weiner, Hungarian composer (Toldi), dies at 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   In the year 1960 birth of naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 04   Cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand) was born in the year 1960.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 05   Steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1960

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Jan 01   In the year 1960 death of margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Jan 04   Albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1960 donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   On this day in history edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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