Historical Events on February 1st, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 4 students stage 1st civil rights sit-in, at Woolworth's in Greensboro, NC

Sport awardTennis Open

48th Men's Australian Championships: Rod Laver beats Neale Fraser (5-7, 3-6, 6-3, 8-6, 8-6)

Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver
  • 48th Women's Australian Championships: Margaret Court beats Jan Lehane (7-5, 6-2)
  • Extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender