Historical Events In 1960
Sunday, 01 October 2023
Oct 12 In the year 1960 inejiro Asanuma, leader Japanese Socialist Party, murdered at 61
Oct 12 On this day in history nikita Khrushchev pounds his shoe at UN General Assembly session
Oct 13 On this day in history 3rd presidential debate with Nixon in Hollywood & Kennedy in NY
Oct 13 3rd presidential debate with Nixon in Hollywood and Kennedy in NY in the year 1960.
Oct 14 Abram F Joffe, Russian physicist (crystal), dies in the year 1960.
Oct 14 In the year 1960 peace Corps First suggested by JFK
Oct 15 Clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70 on this day in history.
Oct 15 In the year 1960 uSS Patrick Henry (SSBN-599) begins successful firing of four Polaris test vehicles under operational rather than test conditions. Tests are completed on 18 October.
Oct 16 NL votes to admit Houston & NY to league on this day in history.
Oct 17 On this day in history "Tenderloin" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 216 performances
Oct 18 In the year 1960 casey Stengel retired by NY Yankees (won 10 pennants in 12 years)
Oct 18 On this day in history in Britain, the News Chronicle & Daily Mail merge,
Oct 18 On this day in history the London Evening Star merges with the Evening News
Oct 19 France grants Mauritania independence on this day in history.
Oct 19 On this day in history gunther AR Raphael, German composer (Busskantate), dies at 57
Oct 19 Martin Luther King Jr arrested in Atlanta sit-in in the year 1960.
Oct 19 In the year 1960 the US imposes an embargo on exports to Cuba
Oct 20 On this day in history first fully mechanized post office opened, Providence, RI
Oct 21 On this day in history 1st British nuclear sub Dreadnought launched
Oct 22 In the year 1960 edgar Scauflaire, Belgian, painter/decorator, dies at 67
Oct 24 In the year 1960 disaster on USSR (Baikonoer) launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin & team (165 die-unconfirmed); USSR claims killed in plane crash
Oct 24 Disaster on USSR launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin and team (unconfirmed); USSR claims he was killed in plane crash in the year 1960.
Oct 25 Jose Padilla, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1960.
Oct 25 The first electronic wrist watch placed on sale, NYC in the year 1960.
Oct 26 On this day in history aL approves Washington Senators move to become Minnesota Twins & announces franchises in LA & Wash DC for 1961
Oct 27 On this day in history aL admits LA & Washington to the league
Oct 29 Chartered C46 carrying Cal State's football team crashes, kills 16 in the year 1960.
Oct 29 Muhammad Ali's (Cassius Clay's) 1st professional fight, beats Tunney Hunsaker in 6 on this day in history.
Oct 30 In the year 1960 alfred Hill, composer, dies at 89
Oct 30 Guatemala's "La Hora" reports plan for invasion on Cuba in the year 1960.
Oct 31 In the year 1960 cyclone hits coast of Gulf of Bengal; about 10,000 die
Oct 31 H L Davis, US writer (Honey in the Horn, Pulitzer prize), dies at 64 on this day in history.
Nov 01 On this day in history benelux treaty goes into effect
Nov 02 On this day in history dimitri Mitropoulos, Greek/US conductor/composer, dies at 64