1960

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1960 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1960
MCMLX
Ab urbe condita2713
Armenian calendar1409
ԹՎ ՌՆԹ
Assyrian calendar6710
Baháʼí calendar116–117
Balinese saka calendar1881–1882
Bengali calendar1367
Berber calendar2910
British Regnal yearEliz. 2 – 9 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2504
Burmese calendar1322
Byzantine calendar7468–7469
Chinese calendar己亥年 (Earth Pig)
4656 or 4596
    — to —
庚子年 (Metal Rat)
4657 or 4597
Coptic calendar1676–1677
Discordian calendar3126
Ethiopian calendar1952–1953
Hebrew calendar5720–5721
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2016–2017
 - Shaka Samvat1881–1882
 - Kali Yuga5060–5061
Holocene calendar11960
Igbo calendar960–961
Iranian calendar1338–1339
Islamic calendar1379–1380
Japanese calendarShōwa 35
(昭和35年)
Javanese calendar1891–1892
Juche calendar49
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4293
Minguo calendarROC 49
民國49年
Nanakshahi calendar492
Thai solar calendar2503
Tibetan calendar阴土猪年
(female Earth-Pig)
2086 or 1705 or 933
    — to —
阳金鼠年
(male Iron-Rat)
2087 or 1706 or 934

1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1960th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 960th year of the 2nd millennium, the 60th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1960s decade.

It is also known as the "Year of Africa" because of major events—particularly the independence of seventeen African nations—that focused global attention on the continent and intensified feelings of Pan-Africanism.

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

A section of lunch counter from the Greensboro, North Carolina Woolworth's where the Greensboro sit-ins began is now preserved in the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History

March[edit]

The iconic picture of Che Guevara."[2]

April[edit]

Tiros I prototype on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

May[edit]

Francis Gary Powers wearing special pressure suit for stratospheric flying

June[edit]

The investigating campers tent after the Lake Bodom murders in 1960.
Explosion in Paseo Los Próceres. Caracas, during the attempted assassination of Venezuelan President Rómulo Betancourt, 24 June 1960

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September[edit]

The 1960 Ford Customline Fordor Sedan (Australia)

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World population[edit]

  • World population: 3,021,475,000
    • Africa: 277,398,000
    • Asia: 1,701,336,000
    • Europe: 604,401,000
    • Latin America: 218,300,000
    • North America: 204,152,000
    • Oceania: 15,888,000

Births[edit]

Births
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Deaths[edit]

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September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

Nobel Prizes[edit]

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