Historical Events In 1960
Tuesday, 19 October 2021
Jan 21 Little Joe 4 suborbital Mercury test reaches 16 km in the year 1960.
Jan 21 Rock falls traps 437 at Coalbrook South Africa, 417 die of methane poisoning on this day in history.
Jan 22 In the year 1960 10th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 125-115 at Philadelphia
Jan 23 In the year 1960 piccard &Walsh in bathyscaph "Trieste" reach 10,900 meters in Mariana Trench
Jan 24 In the year 1960 algeria uprises against French President De Gaulle
Jan 24 John Miljan, actor (Charlie Chan in Paris, Yankee Clipper), dies at 66 in the year 1960.
Jan 25 Diana Barrymore, actress (Ladies Courageous), dies at 38 on this day in history.
Jan 28 Goon Show's final episode on BBC on this day in history.
Jan 28 Jacques de Menasce, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
Jan 29 Louis Jean Heydt, actor (Joe-Waterfront), dies at 54 in the year 1960.
Jan 30 In the year 1960 cIA allows Lockheed to produce a new U-2 aircraft (Oxcart) lookout Mr. Powers
Jan 30 On this day in history dutch communist trade union EVC'58 disbands
Jan 30 Riot curtails third day's play at Port-Of-Spain West Indies vs England on this day in history.
Jan 30 In the year 1960 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss
Jan 30 On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins
Jan 31 Lowell Gilmore, actor (Calcutta, Roadblock), dies at 53 in the year 1960.
Feb 01 In the year 1960 4 students stage first civil rights sit-in, at Greensboro NC Woolworth
Feb 01 Extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender in the year 1960.
Feb 02 Jeno Huszka, composer, dies at 84 in the year 1960.
Feb 02 Michale Eufemia sinks 625 balls in pool match without a miss on this day in history.
Feb 03 Johannes G Geelkerken, Dutch reformed vicar, dies at 80 in the year 1960.
Feb 04 In the year 1960 bBWAA voters fail to elect a new Hall of Fame member
Feb 05 Louis Stricker, cricketer (S Afr open bat in 13 Tests 1909-12), dies in the year 1960.
Feb 06 Jesse Belvin, rocker, dies at 26 in a car crash on this day in history.
Feb 07 Igor V Kurtshatov, Russian nuclear physicist, dies at 57 on this day in history.
Feb 07 Old handwriting found in at Qumran, near the Dead Sea in the year 1960.
Feb 08 In the year 1960 congress opens hearings looking into payola
Feb 09 In the year 1960 aFL & NFL agree verbally to a no tampering pact
Feb 09 Ernst von Dohnanyi, US composer, dies at 82 in the year 1960.
Feb 11 Jack Paar walks off his TV show in the year 1960.
Feb 12 Bobby Clark, vaudevillan (World's funniest circus clown), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Feb 12 On this day in history chinese army kills 12 Indian soldiers
Feb 13 In the year 1960 "Beg, Borrow or Steal" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 perfs
Feb 13 On this day in history delmar G Roos, designer of jeep, dies at 79