Historical Events In 1960
Thursday, 15 April 2021
Feb 13 In the year 1960 france enters the nuclear era when it explodes its first atomic bomb.
Feb 13 On this day in history france performs 1st nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria
Feb 13 In the year 1960 the French test their first atomic bomb in the Sahara
Feb 14 On this day in history marshal Ayub Khan elected President of Pakistan
Feb 16 On this day in history the nuclear powered submarine 'Triton' sets off on its round the world underwater voyage
Feb 16 US nuclear submarine USS Triton set off on underwater round-world trip in the year 1960.
Feb 18 U.S. Vice President Nixon opens the Eighth Winter Olympic Games in Squaw Valley, CA on this day in history.
Feb 19 On this day in history bil Keane's "Family Circus" cartoon strip debuts
Feb 19 Protest strike in Poznan Poland on this day in history.
Feb 20 On this day in history leonard Woolley, archaeologist, dies
Feb 21 In the year 1960 cuban leader Fidel Castro nationalizes all businesses in Cuba
Feb 21 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Lake Worth Golf Open in the year 1960.
Feb 22 Hubert Cuypers, composer/choir conductor (Missa Populi), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Feb 23 On this day in history demolition begins on Brooklyn's Ebbets Field (opened in 1913)
Feb 24 On this day in history italian government of Segni falls
Feb 24 On this day in history jean Binet, composer, dies at 66
Feb 24 US beats Germany in Olympics hockey finals round, 9-1 in the year 1960.
Feb 25 Everhardus J van Romondt, Dutch Antillean minister, dies at 51 in the year 1960.
Feb 25 John Cage's "Music for Amplified Toy Pianos," premieres in the year 1960.
Feb 26 Aleksandar Belic, Swedish linguist, dies at 83 in the year 1960.
Feb 26 In the year 1960 soviet premier Khrushchev voices support for Indonesia
Feb 26 In the year 1960 uSA's David Jenkins wins the Olympics Gold for men's figure skating
Feb 26 Verne Gagne beats Doctor X in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champion on this day in history.
Feb 27 On this day in history adriano Olivetti, Italian engineer/manufacturer, dies at 58
Feb 27 Oil pipe line from Rotterdam to Ruhrgebied opens on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1960 uS Olympics Ice Hockey Team beats USSR 3-2 en route to gold medal
Feb 28 8th winter Olympics games close at Squaw Valley CA in the year 1960.
Feb 28 On this day in history f S Flint, British translator/poet (imagist movement), dies at 74
Feb 28 In the year 1960 uS wins Olympics hockey gold medal by defeating Czechoslovakia 9-4
Feb 29 1st Playboy Club, featuring bunnies, opens in Chicago in the year 1960.
Feb 29 Earthquake kills 1/3 of Agadir Morocco population (12,000) in 15 seconds in the year 1960.
Feb 29 On this day in history hugh Hefner opens the first Playboy Club in Chicago.
Feb 29 In the year 1960 ian McKenzie Anderson, British musician
Feb 29 JFK makes "missile gap" the Presidential campaign issue in the year 1960.