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Date:  Winter  1960
Location:   Chilean Base, Antarctica
Time:   
Summary:   An object was observed and videotaped. Animal reactions to the object were reported. One object was observed on the ice (Barera).
Source:  Delaire, J. Bernard UFO Register Volume 7 (1976) Data Research, Oxford, 1976


Date:  December  1960
Location:   Lake Placid, New York,
Time:   18:00
Summary:   One object was observed by four witnesses.
Source:  Condon Committee


Date:  December 1 1960
Location:   Sunnyvale, California 
Time:   
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported.
Source:  Schoenherr, Luis


Date:  December 1 1960
Location:   Oron.Ville, Switzerland
Time:   13:00
Summary:   A daytime disc was reported.
Source:  Vallee, Jacques 


Date:  December 2 1960
Location:   Kristianstad, Skåne, Sweden
Time:   
Summary:   A cigar-shaped object was observed. One cigar-shaped object was observed by one experienced male witness (Wendt).
Source:  Rehn, Karl Gosta 


Date:  December 3 1960
Location:   Ramnicu Sarat, Romania
Time:   
Summary:   Hovering flying discs were observed. Two yellow discs, the size of the moon, were observed by one experienced male witness (Kaufmann).
Source:  Hobana, Ion UFOs from Behind the Iron Curtain Bantam Y8898, New York, 1975


Date:  December 3 1960
Location:   Atlantic City, New Jersey
Time:    06:00
Summary:   A man and his grandson were out duck hunting early in the morning near Atlantic City, New Jersey . They were sitting in a duck blind at around 6 a.m. when they saw a 20-meter wide disc approach to within 100 meters of their position. It glowed red and lit the ground, and moved with a jerky motion ‘like a bouncing ball.’ It changed color from red to purple as it rose vertically into the sky, then flew off toward the southwest.
Source:  Flying Saucers Magazine (Palmer)


Date:  December 5 1960
Location:   Minneapolis, Minnesota
Time:   18:45
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported (Bakken).
Source:  Schoenherr, Luis 


Date:  December 6 1960
Location:   Kristianstad, Skåne, Sweden
Time:   15:30
Summary:   A hovering cigar-shaped object was observed. One cigar-shaped object, the size of the moon, was observed in clear weather by more than five experienced witnesses for 20 minutes (Bjarnsten).
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Date: December 9 1960
Location: Carignan France
Time: 2030
Summary:  A dog barking at a glowing object resting in a park. Three witnesses observed it from separate locations. It appeared as an oval, luminous craft, 4 m in diameter, inside which vague shadows were seen. It took off toward the north. A circle of yellowed grass was found at the site. One yellow oval object, about 20 feet across, was observed by three witnesses in a forest for over 15 minutes. A silhouetted being was seen.
Source: Magonia 513


Date:  December 10 1960
Location:   Atlantic City, New Jersey
Time:   Morning
Summary:   A flying disc was observed from a car. One disc was observed.
Source:  Project Bluebook


Date:  December 10 1960
Location:   Somers Point, New Jersey
Time:   17:30
Summary:   A flying disc was observed. One disc was observed.
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Date:  December 10 1960
Location:   Bagotville, Quebec, Canada
Time:   17:39
Summary:   An object was observed. Men in black later interviewed witnesses. Multiple independent witnesses. One object was observed in overcast weather by over 10 witnesses for 20 minutes. Ward TCA 455E incident.
Source:  Flying Saucers Magazine (Palmer)


Date:  December 11 1960
Location: Wellesley, Massachusetts  
Time:   
Summary:   A daytime disc was reported in the suburbs.
Source:  Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2


Date:  December 16 1960
Location:   Cincinnati, Ohio
Time:    20:50
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were observed by a female witness (Lefler).
Source:  Schoenherr, Luis 


Date:  December 16 1960
Location:   Chattanooga, Tennessee
Time:   Night
Summary:   One object was observed by several witnesses.
Source:  Flying Saucers Magazine (Palmer)


Date:  December 19 1960
Location:   Carrasco, Uruguay
Time:    22:30
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported at an airport.
Source:  Banchs, Roberto Enrique Las Evidencias del Fenómeno OVNI Rodolfo Alonso, Buenos Aires, 1976


Date:  December 19 1960
Location:   Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Time:   Night
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported.
Source:   Banchs, Roberto Enrique Las Evidencias del Fenómeno OVNI Rodolfo Alonso, Buenos Aires, 1976


Date:  December 20 1960
Location:   Carrasco Beach, Argentina
Time:   22:40
Summary:    One object was observed by several witnesses for 40 minutes.
Source:  Vallee, Jacques 


Date:  December 21 1960
Location:   Wiltshire, UK
Time:   17:30
Summary:   An object was observed. Physiological effects were noted. One object was observed in foggy weather by one male witness on a farm for a few minutes. A noise was heard.
Source:  Sparks, Brad Computer Catalog of Type 9 Cases (N=150)


Date:  December 24 1960
Location:   Durango, Colorado
Time:   23:50
Summary:   A domed disc, estimated to be 20 feet in diameter, was seen near a mountain top in Durango, Colorado at midnight. It had a ring of lights around its rim. It pulsated and was in view for 15 minutes. A dog panicked in an agitated reaction, and later died.
Source:  APRO


Date:  December 25 1960
Location:   Luján, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Time:   
Summary:   A hovering object was observed. One object was observed for 99 minutes.
Source:  Vallee, Jacques 


Date:  December 25 1960
Location:   Cottonwood, Minnesota
Time:    23:45
Summary:   A disc-shaped flying object and three nocturnal lights exchanged green beams of light in the sky over Cottonwood, Minnesota at 11:45 p.m. The nocturnal lights then entered the saucer-shaped craft through a hatch. The disc flew off toward the north. Pendulum motion was also reported. They moved with a falling-leaf motion. Four discs were observed by one male witness for over ten minutes (Birner).
Source:  APRO


Date:  December 26 1960
Location:   Plymouth, England
Time:   Night
Summary:   Flying discs were observed. Several discs were observed by several witnesses.
Source:  Newspaper 


Date:  December 26 1960
Location:   Cordoba, Argentina
Time:   Night
Summary:   One changing color object was observed in a city for 45 minutes.
Source:  APRO


Date:  December 27 1960
Location:   East Boston Grady, Massachusetts
Time:   Night
Summary:   Blue ball of light fell out of sky and exploded in orange flash. It made a roar, created a blast of fire, making a whistling sound.
Source:  Flying Saucers Magazine (Palmer)


Date:  December 28 1960
Location:   Millbrook, UK
Time:   
Summary:   Flying discs were observed. Physiological effects were noted. Three discs were observed by a male witness.
Source:  Newspaper 


Date:  December 28 1960
Location:   Brunswick, Maine
Time:   03:00
Summary:   One object was observed by several witnesses.
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Date: Dec. 29, 1960
Location: Miho, Japan    BB
Time: 9:37 p.m. local. 
Summary: Capt. Leon C. Seale Jr., and Col. Royal Francisr flying in a T-33 jet aircraft at 26,000 feet on a heading of 62 degrees observed a bright light at 10 degrees elevation bearing 330 degrees from Miho and disappeared at 10 degrees elevation on a bearing of 270 degrees from Miho. The bright light changing from intense white to cherry red to green to blue to white approximate was the apparent size of basketball held at arm’s length.The length of observation was 3 minutes beginning at 9:37 p.m. local time. 
Source: Dan wilson1960: March – December UFO & Alien Sightings


Date:  December 31 1960
Location:   Biberach, Germany
Time:   Night
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported (Redle).
Source:  UFO Nachrichten (Veit)


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