Historical Events In 1960
Sunday, 01 August 2021
Nov 24 Wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds in a game (NBA record) in the year 1960.
Nov 25 "Amos 'n' Andy" made its last broadcast on CBS radio in the year 1960.
Nov 25 The first atomic reactor for research &development, Richland Wa on this day in history.
Nov 26 On this day in history 48th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 16-6
Nov 27 In the year 1960 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 In the year 1960 gordie Howe becomes first NHLer to score 1,000 points
Nov 27 In the year 1960 trailing 38-7 late in 3rd quarter, Buffalo Bills tie Broncos at 38-38
Nov 28 In the year 1960 mauritania declares independence from France
Nov 28 On this day in history mauritania gains independence from France (National Day)
Nov 28 On this day in history richard N Wright, US author (Native son), dies at 52 in Paris France
Nov 29 26th Heisman Trophy Award: Joe Bellino, Navy (HB) in the year 1960.
Nov 29 A freight train crashes into a school bus at Lamont, Alberta causing the deaths of 17 high school students on this day in history.
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 in the year 1960.
Dec 01 In the year 1960 ion Vasilescu, composer, dies at 57
Dec 03 "Camelot" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 873 performances in the year 1960.
Dec 03 In the year 1960 "Camelot" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway
Dec 03 Hermann Stephani, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1960 expansion LA Angels sign a 4 year lease to use Dodger Stadium
Dec 09 1st broadcast of "Coronation Street" on British ITV on this day in history.
Dec 10 On this day in history the birth of Kenneth Branagh, British actor
Dec 11 Black Sunday in the year 1960.
Dec 13 In the year 1960 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 On this day in history gregory Ratoff, actor (Skyscraper Souls), dies of leukemia at 63
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 In the year 1960 anna Luther, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk), dies at 63
Dec 18 General Meeting of UN condemns apartheid in the year 1960.
Dec 19 Fire aboard USS Constellation, under construction at Bkln (50 die) on this day in history.