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Date:   August  1960
Location:   San Pierre, Indiana
Time:   
Summary:   A hovering object was observed. One object was observed by three witnesses for three hours (Hartle).
Source:  Hartle, Orvil R. A Carbon Experiment Author, La Porte, 1963


Date:   August  1960
Location:   in orbit
Time:   
Summary:   Grumman Aircraft scientists track and photograph mystery satellite. An object was observed and photographed. One object was observed by a male witness for several hours.
Source:  Keyhoe, Donald E. Aliens from Space.The Real Story of Unidentified Flying Objects Doubleday, Garden City, 1973 ISBN:0-385-06751-8


Date:   August  1960
Location:   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Time:   
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were observed by a male witness (Brickner).
Source:  Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2


Date:   August  1960
Location:   Belmont, New South Wales, Australia
Time:    01:30
Summary:   One object, about 20 feet across, was observed by two witnesses in a yard for over 15 minutes (Aldridge). A noise was heard. One dwarf, wearing a green diver’s suit and helmet, was seen. Small humanoid figure dressed in olive-green, skintight suit of a dull material. w helmet of same material.”
Source:  Chalker, Bill Australian Catalogue of Close Encounter Type Three Reports UFO Research, Prospect, 1976


Date:   August  1960
Location:   England
Time:   Dawn
Summary:   A daytime disc was reported.
Source:  Schoenherr, Luis 


Date: August 1960
Location: Hamburg Germany
Time: 0920
Summary: ). Mrs. K. St. Bereits was in her garden when she saw an object coming down at great speed. Arriving at ground level, it came toward her, appearing as a disk standing on edge, 7 m in diameter with a pulsating halo of yellow light. Three beams of light came from a central opening. A sort of haze and “gas stream” was also described.
Source: Magonia 508


Date:   August  1960
Location:   Argentina
Time:   10:30
Summary:   An object was observed. Traces found. One disc, about 80 feet across, was observed by four witnesses in a rural area.
Source:  Phillips, Ted R. 


Date:   August  1960
Location:  Fort Bragg, North Carolina 
Time:   13:00
Summary:   A flying disc was observed. One disc, about 40 feet across, was observed in cloudy weather by one experienced male witness at a military facility for 30 seconds. Helicopter Pilot incident.
Source:  NICAP


Date:   August  1960
Location:   Moskva (Moscow), Russia
Time:    17:00
Summary:   Rectangular object hangs miles above in sky. An unidentified but otherwise conventional object was sighted. One rectangular object was observed by a male witness in a city for over 18 minutes.
Source:  Hatch, Larry 


Date:   August  1960
Location:   Hempstead, New York
Time:   Evening
Summary:   Objects were observed using optical instruments. 10 objects, larger than a star, were observed in clear weather by one male 14-year-old witness for over one minute (Frascinella).
Source:  Herb, Gert 


Date:   August  1960
Location:   Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
Time:   22:00
Summary:   Unusual objects were sighted, that had unconventional appearance and performance. Several lights were observed in a tornado at a village for over 60 minutes.
Source:  Stevens, Wendelle C. UFOs over Modern China UFO Photo Archives, Tucson, 1983 ISBN:0-9608558-3-1


Date:   August  1960
Location:   Herald, Illinois
Time:   Night
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were observed by a female witness (Newcomb, Nella-Jo).
Source:  Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2


Date:   August 1 1960
Location:   Svenstrup, Nordjylland, Denmark
Time:    00:15
Summary:   Five objects were observed by one witness.
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Date:   August 2 1960
Location:   Disques, France
Time:    00:05
Summary:   Couple encountered purple light, then domed UFO four m wide with red luminous bottom lit road. UFO paced car one km, no noise flying 3m above ground. Ms. Hiot saw humanoid form inside saucer. A flying disc was observed from a car. Occupants of the craft were seen. One red domed disc, about 20 feet across, was observed by three witnesses, typical age 26, on a road for over three minutes (Hiot). No sound was heard. One humanoid was seen.
Source:  Webb, David HUMCAT: Catalogue of Humanoid Reports


Date:   August 3 1960
Location:   Linz, Oberoesterreich, Austria
Time:   
Summary:   An object was observed and photographed. One object was observed.
Source:  Hall, Richard H. The UFO Evidence NICAP, Washington, 1964


Date:   August 3 1960
Location:   Virginia 
Time:   
Summary:   An abduction of a witness was reported. Telepathic phenomena were said to have occurred. An abduction by alien entities was reported by one male witness (Monroe).
Source:  Robert, Monroe


Date:   August 4 1960
Location:   Dayton, Ohio,
Time:   
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported (McCulley).
Source:  Project Bluebook


Date:   August 5 1960
Location:   Eyzies-De-Tayac, France
Time:   02:00
Summary:   Dark domed disc makes hills glow. Witness feels watched. Moves away fast. An unusual object was sighted, that had unconventional appearance and performance. One dark domed disc, about 20 feet across, was observed by one witness on a farm for two minutes (Veron).
Source:  Poher, Claude Etudes Statistiques Portant sur 1000 Temoignag


Date:   August 5 1960
Location:   England
Time:   02:30
Summary:   A hovering flying disc was observed. One disc was observed by one female witness in a yard for five minutes (Whybrow).
Source:  Flying Saucers Magazine (Palmer)


Date:   August 8 1960
Location:   Virginia 
Time:   Afternoon
Summary:   An abduction of a witness was reported. Telepathic phenomena were said to have occurred. An abduction by alien entities was reported by one male witness (Monroe).
Source:  Robert, Monroe 


Date:   August 9 1960
Location:   England
Time:   09:30
Summary:   A daytime disc was reported.
Source:  Vallee, Jacques 


Date:   August 11 1960
Location:   Left Hand Canyon, Colorado
Time:   15:10
Summary:   Electromagnetic effects: tractor stalls, repair activity as hovered, shot straight up. One disc, about 150 feet across, was observed in cloudy weather by one experienced male witness at a mountain for over 15 minutes (Hawks, R). A humming sound was heard.
Source:  APRO


Date:   August 11 1960
Location:   Horsens, Vejle, Denmark
Time:    22:57
Summary:   Two objects were observed by one witness.
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Date:   August 12 1960
Location:   San Mateo, California
Time:   03:30
Summary:   Hovering objects were observed using optical instruments. 20 objects were observed in clear weather by one 16-year-old witness in a residential area for a few seconds.
Source:  Sturrock, Peter A. Report on a Survey of the Membership of the American Astronomical Society Concerning the UFO Problem Institute for Plasma Research, Stanford, 1977


Date:   August 13 1960
Location:   Plumas County, California
Time:   Evening
Summary:   Formation of red and white glowing discs, maneuver at incredible speeds. Flying discs were observed. A group of multi-colored discs was observed by numerous witnesses (as reported to the police) at a mountain.
Source:  APRO


Date:   August 13 1960
Location:   Western Buchberg, Germany
Time:   22:20
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported (Losensky).
Source:  UFO Nachrichten (Veit)


Date:   August 13 1960
Location:   Hollywood, California
Time:    22:30
Summary:   One object was observed.
Source:  Hall, Richard H. The UFO Evidence NICAP, Washington, 1964


Date: Aug. 13-14, 1960: Red Bluff Incident 


Date:   August 13 1960
Location:   Willow Creek, California
Time:   After 2300
Summary:   One object was observed.
Source:  Hall, Richard H. The UFO Evidence NICAP, Washington, 1964


Date:   August 14 1960
Location:   Horsens, Vejle, Denmark
Time:   00:05
Summary:   One object was observed by four witnesses.
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Date:   August 14 1960
Location:   Tehama County, Jail, California
Time:   Pre-dawn
Summary:   An unusual object was sighted by multiple witnesses, that had unconventional appearance and aerobatic performance. One object was observed by a group of male experienced witnesses at a prison. Jaile incident.
Source:  Sachs, Margaret Celestial Passengers Penguin, 1977


Date:   August 15 1960
Location:   Moffat, Scotland
Time:   02:30
Summary:   A flying disc was observed. One disc was observed by one witness.
Source:  


Date:   August 15 1960
Location:   Lisboa, Portugal
Time:   22:00
Summary:   A cigar-shaped object was observed. One yellow cigar-shaped object was observed in a city.
Source:  Ballester Olmos, Vicente-Juan


Date:   Mid August 1960
Location:   Kouts, Indiana
Time:   19:30
Summary:    One object, the size of the moon, was observed by three male witnesses for over 15 minutes (Hamlett).
Source:  Hartle, Orvil R. A Carbon Experiment Author, La Porte, 1963


Date:   Mid August 1960
Location:   Novokuybyshevsk, Nr Samara, Russia
Time:   22:00
Summary:   A flying disc was observed. One disc, larger than a star, was observed by one female witness in a rural area (Govorona).
Source:  Zigel, Felix 


Date:   August 16 1960
Location:   Eureka, California
Time:    21:30
Summary:   More than six objects were observed.
Source:  Hall, Richard H. The UFO Evidence NICAP, Washington, 1964


Date: August 16, 1960 
Location: Oak Forest, IL
Time:
Summary: Former Air Force pilot saw disc-like UFO which hovered, bobbed around.
Source: NICAP UFOE, V


Date:   August 16 1960
Location:   Kuybyshev, Russia
Time:   22:00
Summary:   Flying discs were observed. They zig-zagged through the air. Two discs were observed at a mountain for five minutes. Slow moving disc seen, then lenticular disc zig-zagged to the northeast over Kazak Mtns.
Source:  Hatch, Larry 


Date:   August 16 1960
Location:   Moffat, Scotland
Time:   22:40
Summary:   A hovering object was observed. One object, about 20 feet across, was observed by three witnesses, two of them an experienced observers, briefly (Whybrow).
Source:  Flying Saucers Magazine (Palmer)


Date:   August 16 1960
Location:   San Clemente, California
Time:   Night
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were observed by a male witness (Maykowski).
Source:  Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2


Date:   August 16 1960
Location:   Koktal, Taraz, Kazakhstan
Time:   23:00
Summary:   Strange luminous body suddenly appeared over mountains, east slope of valley, moved north to south, kept constant speed and altitude. Went behind mountain top, reappeared, to the southeast. One orange disc, twice the size of the moon, was observed in cloudy weather by eight male experienced witnesses on a river for 12 seconds (Sizov; Sochevanov; Voroshilov).
Source:  Zigel, Felix 


Date:   August 16 1960
Location:   Concord, California
Time:   23:40
Summary:   One object was observed for over 35 minutes.
Source:  Hall, Richard H. The UFO Evidence NICAP, Washington, 1964


Date:   August 17 1960
Location:   Healdsburg, California
Time:    02:00
Summary:   One object was observed by one witness.
Source:  Hall, Richard H. The UFO Evidence NICAP, Washington, 1964


Date:   August 17 1960
Location:   Roseville, California
Time:   20:00
Summary:   Unusual objects were sighted, that had unconventional appearance and performance. Two oblong objects were observed by more than two male witnesses, as reported to the police, in a pasture for over 60 minutes (Hall; McGuigan).
Source:  Hall, Richard H. The UFO Evidence NICAP, Washington, 1964


Date:   August 17 1960
Location:   Santa Ana, California
Time:   Night
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported.
Source:  Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2


Date:   August 17 1960
Location:  Virginia  
Time:   23:30
Summary:   An abduction of a witness was reported. Telepathic phenomena were said to have occurred. An abduction by alien entities was reported by one male witness (Monroe).
Source:  Monroe


Date:   August 18 1960
Location:   Redlands, California
Time:   01:45
Summary:   A flying disc was observed. Electromagnetic effects were noted. One disc was observed by four witnesses in a pasture (Bay).
Source:  APRO


Date:   August 18 1960
Location:   Oak Forest, Illinois
Time:   Daytime
Summary:   One object was observed by a male witness (Deerwester).
Source:  Hall, Richard H. The UFO Evidence NICAP, Washington, 1964


Date:   August 18 1960
Location:  Honeydew, California  
Time:   21:54
Summary:   One object was observed by one witness in a forest for over two minutes.
Source:  Hall, Richard H. The UFO Evidence NICAP, Washington, 1964


Date:   August 20 1960
Location:   Rottau, Germany
Time:   
Summary:   A hovering object was observed. One object, larger than a star, was observed by several witnesses for 20 minutes (Fuchs).
Source:  UFO Nachrichten (Veit)


Date:   August 21 1960
Location:   Singen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
Time:    17:10
Summary:   A daytime disc was reported (Allmer)
Source:  Schoenherr, Luis 


Date:   August 23 1960
Location:   Wichita, Kansas      BBU 6914
Time:   03:24
Summary:   C.A. Komiske, a Boeing aeronautical engineer, sighted a dull orange, round flying object at 3:24 a.m. in Wichita, Kansas . The object had three yellow lights that came from what looked like triangular windows at the bottom. The object flew in an arc for two minutes. Sphere with three triangular shaped lights. Flew a pursuit path of Echo satellite, then turned slowly in large radius 5 degrees north of Echo, three minutes before satellite went out of view.
Source:  Project Bluebook


Date:   August 24 1960
Location:   Georgetown
Time:   Dawn
Summary:   A daytime disc was reported.
Source:  Schoenherr, Luis


Date:   August 24 1960
Location:   Rumney, New Hampshire
Time:   21:15
Summary:   One object was observed.
Source:  Hall, Richard H. The UFO Evidence NICAP, Washington, 1964


Date:   August 25 1960
Location:   W, Mediterranean Sea
Time:   
Summary:   USN incident. Grumman mystery satellite photo
Source:  Project Bluebook


Date:   August 25 1960
Location:   Connecticut
Time:   Dawn
Summary:   A daytime disc was reported.
Source:  Schoenherr, Luis 


Date:   August 25 1960
Location:   Halmstad, Halland, Sweden
Time:   Afternoon
Summary:   Agriculture student sucked up into flying saucer, lost consciousness. Came to on bed in room with light-emitting walls. Man wearing coverall apologized (in Swedish). Taken to underground base. An abduction of a witness was reported. Gravity effects were noted. One object was observed by one witness in a field (Nielsen). One humanoid, wearing a coverall, was seen.
Source:  Webb, David HUMCAT: Catalogue of Humanoid Reports


Date:   August 25 1960
Location:   Chicago, Illinois
Time:   22:00
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported in a city.
Source:  Hatch, Larry


Date:   August 26 1960
Location:   San Diego, California
Time:   Dawn
Summary:   A daytime disc was reported (Hemphill).
Source:  Schoenherr, Luis


Date:   August 26 1960
Location:   Chicago, Adler Planetarium, Illinois
Time:   Dawn
Summary:   One object was observed by numerous witnesses (Johnson, R).
Source:  Schoenherr, Luis


Date: August 26, 1960 
Location: Mesa, AZ
Time: 20:00
Summary: UFO observed by chemistry teacher, pilot.
Source: NICAP UFOE, VII


Date:   August 26 1960
Location:   Chicago, Illinois
Time:   Around 2100
Summary:   One object was observed by numerous male witnesses (Johnson, R).
Source:  APRO


Date:   August 26 1960
Location:   Montevideo, Uruguay
Time:   23:00
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported.
Source:  Banchs, Roberto Enrique Las Evidencias del Fenomeno OVNI Rodolfo Alonso, Buenos Aires, 1976


Date:   August 27 1960
Location: Kokkedal, Denmark  
Time:    18:50
Summary:   An unidentified object at close range was observed by two witnesses.
Source:  Wegner, Willy UFO-Landinger I Danmark FUFOS, Copenhagen, 1975


Date:   August 27 1960
Location:   Helsingor, Denmark
Time:   20:00
Summary:   An unidentified object at close range was observed by one witness.
Source:  Wegner, Willy UFO-Landinger I Danmark FUFOS, Copenhagen, 1975


Date:   August 27 1960
Location:   Yssandon, Limousin, France
Time:    23:00
Summary:   Close encounter with a an unidentified craft and its occupants. An unidentified object at close range and its occupants were observed by two witnesses on a road (Plumauzille).
Source:  Webb, David HUMCAT: Catalogue of Humanoid Reports


Date:   August 29 1960
Location:   Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand
Time:   
Summary:   A hovering object was observed. One object was observed by one male witness for five minutes.
Source:  SATCU, Xenolog , Timaru ISBN:0-8092-3121-2


Date: Aug. 29, 1960 
Location: Crete, IL    BBU 6929
Time: 4:05 p.m.
Summary:  Farmer Ed Schneeweis saw a shiny, round, silver object fly straight up at high speed. An object was observed. It departed by rapidly flying straight up until lost to sight. One silver sphere, about 5 feet across, was observed by one male 67-year-old witness on a road for 18 seconds (Schneeweis). No sound was heard.
Source: Berliner, Project Bluebook


Date:   August 30 1960
Location:   Hillerod, Denmark
Time:   
Summary:   An unidentified object at close range was observed by two witnesses.
Source:  Wegner, Willy UFO-Landinger I Danmark FUFOS, Copenhagen, 1975


Date:   After August 1960
Location:   Memphis, Tennessee
Time:   
Summary:   An object was observed. Telepathic phenomena were said to have occurred. One object, about 1 foot across, was observed by two witnesses in a yard for ten minutes (McCarroll).
Source:  CUFOS


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