Historical Events In January - 01
Saturday, 26 November 2022
1941 Formal opening of CBC News Service in canada on January - 01.
1941 Netherlands begins taxing wages on January - 01.
1941 Russian General Zhukov appointed chief of General staff on January - 01.
1942 On January - 01 uS & 25 other countries sign a united declaration against the Axis
1942 Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.
1943 On January - 01 count Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel
1943 On this day in history negro League star Josh Gibson suffers a nervous breakdown
1944 General Clark replaces General Patton as commander of 7th Army on January - 01.
1944 The first feature-length foreign movie, African Journey, shown on TV, New York City NY on January - 01.
1944 On this day in history c T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies
1945 France is admitted to the United Nations on this day in history.
1945 France joins the UN on January - 01.
1945 On January - 01 german air raid on allied airports at Eindhoven/Saint-Trond/Brussels
1945 On January - 01 vit Nejedly, composer, dies at 33
1946 Emperor Hirohito of Japan announces he is not a god on this day in history.
1946 On this day in history eNIAC, first computer, finished by Mauchly/Eckert
1946 ENIAC, US first computer finished by Mauchly/Eckert on this day in history.
1946 On January - 01 national Assembly proclaims Hungary a republic
1947 Benelux agress to work related issues on this day in history.
1947 Britain nationalizes its coal industry on January - 01.
1948 Bradman scores 132 in the first innings of the 3rd Test vs India on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1948 Italy adopts constitution on January - 01.
1948 On this day in history orissa province accedes to India
1948 Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 on January - 01.
1949 On this day in history tokelau (Union) Islands declared part of New Zealand
1949 On this day in history malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63
1950 On January - 01 ho Chi Minh begins offensive against French troops in Indo-China
1951 Massive Chinese/North Korean assault on UN-lines on January - 01.
1952 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 5th string quartet on this day in history.
1953 Country singer Hank Williams Sr. dies on January - 01.
1953 On January - 01 hank Williams, country singer (Cold Cold Heart), dies at 29