Historical Events In 1960
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Nov 02 On this day in history dmitri Sjostakovitch's 8th String quartet, premieres in Leningrad
Nov 03 Willard Libby is awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for inventing carbon-14 dating on this day in history.
Nov 05 In the year 1960 august Gailit, Estonian writer (Ekke Moor), dies at 69
Nov 06 In the year 1960 the aircraft carrier Antietam left British Honduras for Pensacola after 4 days of relief operations following hurricane Hattie.
Nov 06 On this day in history 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.
Nov 07 Alvin Carter, vocalist (Carter Family), dies at 69 in the year 1960.
Nov 07 In the year 1960 kNRR TV channel 12 in Pembina, ND (IND) begins broadcsting
Nov 08 JFK (MA-D-Sen) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) for President in the year 1960.
Nov 08 On this day in history jFK (Sen-D-Mass) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) for 35th US president
Nov 08 In the year 1960 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 in the year 1960.
Nov 10 On this day in history isadore Freed, composer, dies at 60
Nov 10 In the year 1960 senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill
Nov 12 In the year 1960 coup against South Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem fails
Nov 12 John Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies on this day in history.
Nov 12 Mercury-Redstone 1 test launch fails in the year 1960.
Nov 13 On this day in history fire in movie theater kills 152 children (Amude Spain)
Nov 13 On this day in history sammy Davis Jr marries Swedish actress May Britt
Nov 14 2 passenger trains collided at high-speed killing 110 (Czech) on this day in history.
Nov 14 On this day in history walter Catlett, actor (Climax), dies of a stroke at 71
Nov 15 Elgin Baylor of NBA LA Lakers scores 71 points vs NY Knicks on this day in history.
Nov 16 Clark Gable, actor (Gone With the Wind), dies at 59 in the year 1960.
Nov 16 In the year 1960 nL batting champion Dick Groat wins MVP
Nov 17 In the year 1960 new Washington franchise is awarded to Elwood Quesada
Nov 18 Charlie Finley, makes a bid to purchase expansion LA Angels on this day in history.
Nov 18 On this day in history copyright office issues its 10 millionth registration
Nov 19 Mickey Vernon is hired as 1st manager of new Washington team on this day in history.
Nov 19 Phyllis Haver, actress (Don Juan), commits suicide at 61 in the year 1960.
Nov 20 On this day in history 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 in the year 1960.
Nov 23 In the year 1960 tiros 2, a weather satellite is launched
Nov 24 Salomon "Sam" de Wolff, zionist/socialist theorist, dies at 82 on this day in history.