Historical Events In January - 01
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1944 C T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history france is admitted to the United Nations.
1945 France joins the UN on this day in history.
1945 German air raid on allied airports at Eindhoven/Saint-Trond/Brussels on January - 01.
1945 Vit Nejedly, composer, dies at 33 on January - 01.
1946 On this day in history emperor Hirohito of Japan announces he is not a god
1946 ENIAC, first computer, finished by Mauchly/Eckert on this day in history.
1946 ENIAC, US first computer finished by Mauchly/Eckert on January - 01.
1946 On January - 01 national Assembly proclaims Hungary a republic
1947 Benelux agress to work related issues on this day in history.
1947 On this day in history britain nationalizes its coal industry
1948 On this day in history bradman scores 132 in the first innings of the 3rd Test vs India
1948 On this day in history britain nationalizes its railways
1948 On January - 01 general Agreement on Tariffs & Trade effective
1948 General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) goes into effect on January - 01.
1948 On January - 01 italy adopts constitution
1948 On January - 01 orissa province accedes to India
1948 On January - 01 hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66
1949 On January - 01 tokelau (Union) Islands declared part of New Zealand
1949 On January - 01 malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63
1950 Ho Chi Minh begins offensive against French troops in Indo-China on this day in history.
1951 On January - 01 massive Chinese/North Korean assault on UN-lines
1952 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 5th string quartet on this day in history.
1953 Country singer Hank Williams Sr. dies on this day in history.
1953 On January - 01 hank Williams, country singer (Cold Cold Heart), dies at 29
1954 On this day in history rose & Cotton Bowl are first sport colorcasts
1954 On January - 01 yugoslav parliament chairman/Vice President Milovan Djilas criticize communism
1955 Bhutan issues its first postage stamps on January - 01.
1956 Elvis Presley records Heartbreak Hotel for RCA in Nashville on this day in history.
1956 On January - 01 sudan (Anglo-Egyptian Sudan) gains independence from Britain & Egypt
1957 France returns Saar to becomes the 10th state of German Federal Republic on January - 01.
1957 International Geophysical Year begins; ends 6/30/1958 (18-month year) on January - 01.
1957 Ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72 on January - 01.
1958 BOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes on January - 01.