Historical Events In 1960
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Nov 24 In the year 1960 wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds in a game (NBA record)
Nov 25 "Amos 'n' Andy" made its last broadcast on CBS radio on this day in history.
Nov 25 The first atomic reactor for research &development, Richland Wa in the year 1960.
Nov 26 In the year 1960 48th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 16-6
Nov 27 On this day in history cBS radio cancels "Have Gun Will Travel"
Nov 27 Dirk J de Geer, Dutch premier (1926-29, 39-40), dies at 89 on this day in history.
Nov 27 On this day in history gordie Howe becomes first NHLer to score 1,000 points
Nov 27 Trailing 38-7 late in 3rd quarter, Buffalo Bills tie Broncos at 38-38 on this day in history.
Nov 28 Mauritania declares independence from France on this day in history.
Nov 28 Mauritania gains independence from France (National Day) in the year 1960.
Nov 28 Richard N Wright, US author (Native son), dies at 52 in Paris France on this day in history.
Nov 29 26th Heisman Trophy Award: Joe Bellino, Navy (HB) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1960 the First International Harvester Scoutt all-terrain vehicle rolled off the assembly line at International Harvester's Fort Wayne plant
Dec 01 Carol Alt supermodel was born this day on this day in history.
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 In the year 1960 hermann Stephani, composer, dies at 83
Dec 06 AL grants Gene Autry a franchise, LA Angels on this day in history.
Dec 07 Ivory Coast claims independence from France in the year 1960.
Dec 08 Expansion LA Angels sign a 4 year lease to use Dodger Stadium on this day in history.
Dec 09 On this day in history 1st broadcast of "Coronation Street" on British ITV
Dec 10 The birth of Kenneth Branagh, British actor on this day in history.
Dec 11 Black Sunday in the year 1960.
Dec 13 Italy beats US in Davis cup (1st time in 24 years US not in finals) on this day in history.
Dec 14 In the year 1960 australia v West Indies 1st Test Cricket at the Gabba ends in a tie
Dec 14 Gregory Ratoff, actor (Skyscraper Souls), dies of leukemia at 63 in the year 1960.
Dec 15 King Boudouin of Belgium marries dona Fabiola de Mora y Aragon in the year 1960.
Dec 16 On this day in history "Wildcat" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 172 performances
Dec 16 In the year 1960 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 On this day in history general Meeting of UN condemns apartheid
Dec 19 In the year 1960 fire aboard USS Constellation, under construction at Bkln (50 die)