Historical Events In 1960
Wednesday, 17 August 2022
Jan 21 In the year 1960 little Joe 4 suborbital Mercury test reaches 16 km
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 Piccard &Walsh in bathyscaph "Trieste" reach 10,900 meters in Mariana Trench in the year 1960.
Jan 24 In the year 1960 algeria uprises against French President De Gaulle
Jan 24 On this day in history john Miljan, actor (Charlie Chan in Paris, Yankee Clipper), dies at 66
Jan 25 On this day in history diana Barrymore, actress (Ladies Courageous), dies at 38
Jan 28 Goon Show's final episode on BBC on this day in history.
Jan 28 Jacques de Menasce, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1960.
Jan 29 On this day in history louis Jean Heydt, actor (Joe-Waterfront), dies at 54
Jan 30 CIA allows Lockheed to produce a new U-2 aircraft (Oxcart) lookout Mr. Powers on this day in history.
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 In the year 1960 uS male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins
Jan 31 In the year 1960 lowell Gilmore, actor (Calcutta, Roadblock), dies at 53
Feb 01 4 students stage first civil rights sit-in, at Greensboro NC Woolworth on this day in history.
Feb 01 Extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender on this day in history.
Feb 02 In the year 1960 jeno Huszka, composer, dies at 84
Feb 02 On this day in history michale Eufemia sinks 625 balls in pool match without a miss
Feb 03 In the year 1960 johannes G Geelkerken, Dutch reformed vicar, dies at 80
Feb 04 On this day in history 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 In the year 1960 jesse Belvin, rocker, dies at 26 in a car crash
Feb 07 Igor V Kurtshatov, Russian nuclear physicist, dies at 57 in the year 1960.
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 On this day in history aFL & NFL agree verbally to a no tampering pact
Feb 09 In the year 1960 ernst von Dohnanyi, US composer, dies at 82
Feb 11 On this day in history jack Paar walks off his TV show
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 "Beg, Borrow or Steal" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 perfs in the year 1960.
Feb 13 On this day in history delmar G Roos, designer of jeep, dies at 79