Historical Events In 1960
Sunday, 01 October 2023
Nov 24 Wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds in a game (NBA record) in the year 1960.
Nov 25 On this day in history "Amos 'n' Andy" made its last broadcast on CBS radio
Nov 25 The first atomic reactor for research &development, Richland Wa on this day in history.
Nov 26 In the year 1960 48th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 16-6
Nov 27 CBS radio cancels "Have Gun Will Travel" in the year 1960.
Nov 27 On this day in history dirk J de Geer, Dutch premier (1926-29, 39-40), dies at 89
Nov 27 Gordie Howe becomes first NHLer to score 1,000 points in the year 1960.
Nov 27 Trailing 38-7 late in 3rd quarter, Buffalo Bills tie Broncos at 38-38 in the year 1960.
Nov 28 On this day in history mauritania declares independence from France
Nov 28 On this day in history mauritania gains independence from France (National Day)
Nov 28 In the year 1960 richard N Wright, US author (Native son), dies at 52 in Paris France
Nov 29 On this day in history 26th Heisman Trophy Award: Joe Bellino, Navy (HB)
Nov 29 A freight train crashes into a school bus at Lamont, Alberta causing the deaths of 17 high school students in the year 1960.
Nov 30 The First International Harvester Scoutt all-terrain vehicle rolled off the assembly line at International Harvester's Fort Wayne plant in the year 1960.
Dec 01 On this day in history carol Alt supermodel was born this day
Dec 01 On this day in history ion Vasilescu, composer, dies at 57
Dec 03 In the year 1960 "Camelot" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 873 performances
Dec 03 "Camelot" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway in the year 1960.
Dec 03 On this day in history hermann Stephani, composer, dies at 83
Dec 06 AL grants Gene Autry a franchise, LA Angels in the year 1960.
Dec 07 On this day in history ivory Coast claims independence from France
Dec 08 Expansion LA Angels sign a 4 year lease to use Dodger Stadium in the year 1960.
Dec 09 On this day in history 1st broadcast of "Coronation Street" on British ITV
Dec 10 The birth of Kenneth Branagh, British actor in the year 1960.
Dec 11 In the year 1960 black Sunday
Dec 13 On this day in history italy beats US in Davis cup (1st time in 24 years US not in finals)
Dec 14 Australia v West Indies 1st Test Cricket at the Gabba ends in a tie in the year 1960.
Dec 14 Gregory Ratoff, actor (Skyscraper Souls), dies of leukemia at 63 on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history king Boudouin of Belgium marries dona Fabiola de Mora y Aragon
Dec 16 In the year 1960 "Wildcat" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 172 performances
Dec 16 On this day in history 134 die when a United DC-8 and a TWA Super Constellation collide in the skies over New York City.
Dec 16 On this day in history anna Luther, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk), dies at 63
Dec 18 In the year 1960 general Meeting of UN condemns apartheid
Dec 19 Fire aboard USS Constellation, under construction at Bkln (50 die) on this day in history.