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  • New Delhi, India
    Wednesday Sep 7, 1960

    Indira Gandhi

    Her Husband Death

    New Delhi, India
    Wednesday Sep 7, 1960

    Her marriage lasted 18 years, until Feroze died of a heart attack in 1960.




  • Vietnam
    Saturday Sep 10, 1960

    Ho Chi Minh

    Lê Duẩn was officially named Party Leader

    Vietnam
    Saturday Sep 10, 1960

    Lê Duẩn was officially named party leader in 1960, leaving Hồ to function in a secondary role as head of state and member of the Politburo. He nevertheless maintained considerable influence in the government.




  • Havana, Cuba
    Wednesday Sep 28, 1960

    Fidel Castro

    The Committees for the Defense of the Revolution

    Havana, Cuba
    Wednesday Sep 28, 1960

    In September 1960, they created the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR), a nationwide civilian organization which implemented neighborhood spying to detect counter-revolutionary activities as well as organizing health and education campaigns, becoming a conduit for public complaints.




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