Historical Events In 1960
Thursday, 15 April 2021
Jan 21 Little Joe 4 suborbital Mercury test reaches 16 km in the year 1960.
Jan 21 On this day in history rock falls traps 437 at Coalbrook South Africa, 417 die of methane poisoning
Jan 22 In the year 1960 10th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 125-115 at Philadelphia
Jan 23 On this day in history piccard &Walsh in bathyscaph "Trieste" reach 10,900 meters in Mariana Trench
Jan 24 Algeria uprises against French President De Gaulle in the year 1960.
Jan 24 In the year 1960 john Miljan, actor (Charlie Chan in Paris, Yankee Clipper), dies at 66
Jan 25 In the year 1960 diana Barrymore, actress (Ladies Courageous), dies at 38
Jan 28 On this day in history goon Show's final episode on BBC
Jan 28 In the year 1960 jacques de Menasce, composer, dies at 54
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 On this day in history riot curtails third day's play at Port-Of-Spain West Indies vs England
Jan 30 US female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss on this day in history.
Jan 30 US male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins on this day in history.
Jan 31 In the year 1960 lowell Gilmore, actor (Calcutta, Roadblock), dies at 53
Feb 01 On this day in history 4 students stage first civil rights sit-in, at Greensboro NC Woolworth
Feb 01 On this day in history extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender
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 in the year 1960.
Feb 03 On this day in history johannes G Geelkerken, Dutch reformed vicar, dies at 80
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 on this day in history.
Feb 06 On this day in history jesse Belvin, rocker, dies at 26 in a car crash
Feb 07 Igor V Kurtshatov, Russian nuclear physicist, dies at 57 on this day in history.
Feb 07 On this day in history old handwriting found in at Qumran, near the Dead Sea
Feb 08 Congress opens hearings looking into payola on this day in history.
Feb 09 AFL & NFL agree verbally to a no tampering pact on this day in history.
Feb 09 Ernst von Dohnanyi, US composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1960.
Feb 12 Chinese army kills 12 Indian soldiers in the year 1960.
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