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Historical Events In 1960

Tuesday, 19 October 2021

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 19   In the year 1960 sputnik 5 carries 2 dogs, 3 mice into orbit (later recovered alive)  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   On this day in history senegal breaks from the Mali federation; declaring independence  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 20   On this day in history uSSR recovers 2 dogs; first living organisms to return from space  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 23   In the year 1960 oscar Hammerstein II, Broadway librettist, dies at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 23   World's largest frog (3.3 kg) caught (Equatorial Guinea) in the year 1960.  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   -127F (-88C), Vostok, Antarctica (world record) in the year 1960.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 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   Mark Hambourg, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1960.  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   In the year 1960 anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 28   In the year 1960 white Sox Ted Kluzewski's 3-run HR is disallowed as ump called time  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 29   On this day in history alexander Gauge, actor (Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 46  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 29   In the year 1960 jordan premier Hazza-el-Madjali deadly injured at bomb attack  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   In the year 1960 agricultural Hall of Fame established  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 02   Tamara & Irina Press (USSR) become 1st sisters to win olympic gold in the year 1960.  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   On this day in history cassius Clay captures the olympic light heavyweight gold medal  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 07   In the year 1960 ljudmila Shevcova runs female olympic record 800m (2:04.3)  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   In the year 1960 armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer, dies at 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 10   On this day in history abebe Bikila runs Olympic/World record marathon (2:15:16.2)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 10   On this day in history fjodor I Panfjorov, Russian author (Volga  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 11   On this day in history the 17th Olympic games close in Rome  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 13   Leo Weiner, Hungarian composer (Toldi), dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor) was born in the year 1960.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia) was born in the year 1960.  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   April Winchell, American actress was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Famous Deaths In 1960

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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   Victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80 in the year 1960.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 05   Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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