Historical Events In 1960
Tuesday, 19 October 2021
Nov 02 Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 8th String quartet, premieres in Leningrad on this day in history.
Nov 03 On this day in history willard Libby is awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for inventing carbon-14 dating
Nov 05 August Gailit, Estonian writer (Ekke Moor), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Nov 06 On this day in history the aircraft carrier Antietam left British Honduras for Pensacola after 4 days of relief operations following hurricane Hattie.
Nov 06 The last steam locomotive to operate officially on Canadian Pacific pulls a special train to St. Lin from Montreal. Locomotive is class A-l-e no. 29, 4-4-0 built in 1887 on this day in history.
Nov 07 In the year 1960 alvin Carter, vocalist (Carter Family), dies at 69
Nov 07 KNRR TV channel 12 in Pembina, ND (IND) begins broadcsting on this day in history.
Nov 08 JFK (MA-D-Sen) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) for President in the year 1960.
Nov 08 In the year 1960 jFK (Sen-D-Mass) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) for 35th US president
Nov 08 On this day in history masachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy wins the U.S. presidential election, defeating Vice President Richard Nixon.
Nov 09 JFK elected as American president,becoming the youngest ever, at the age of 43 on this day in history.
Nov 10 Isadore Freed, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Nov 10 Senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill in the year 1960.
Nov 12 On this day in history coup against South Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem fails
Nov 12 John Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies in the year 1960.
Nov 12 On this day in history mercury-Redstone 1 test launch fails
Nov 13 Fire in movie theater kills 152 children (Amude Spain) on this day in history.
Nov 13 Sammy Davis Jr marries Swedish actress May Britt in the year 1960.
Nov 14 In the year 1960 2 passenger trains collided at high-speed killing 110 (Czech)
Nov 14 Walter Catlett, actor (Climax), dies of a stroke at 71 on this day in history.
Nov 15 In the year 1960 elgin Baylor of NBA LA Lakers scores 71 points vs NY Knicks
Nov 16 In the year 1960 clark Gable, actor (Gone With the Wind), dies at 59
Nov 16 NL batting champion Dick Groat wins MVP on this day in history.
Nov 17 New Washington franchise is awarded to Elwood Quesada on this day in history.
Nov 18 Charlie Finley, makes a bid to purchase expansion LA Angels in the year 1960.
Nov 18 Copyright office issues its 10 millionth registration on this day in history.
Nov 19 On this day in history mickey Vernon is hired as 1st manager of new Washington team
Nov 19 In the year 1960 phyllis Haver, actress (Don Juan), commits suicide at 61
Nov 20 In the year 1960 jacob Cohen, Hebrew poet/writer, dies
Nov 21 In the year 1960 bob Scheffing signs to manage Tigers after Casey Stengel turns it down
Nov 22 French National Meeting decide to build own nuclear weapons on this day in history.
Nov 23 Dodgers outfielder Frank Howard is voted NL Rookie of Year on this day in history.
Nov 23 In the year 1960 tiros 2, a weather satellite is launched
Nov 24 In the year 1960 salomon "Sam" de Wolff, zionist/socialist theorist, dies at 82