Historical Events In January - 01
Sunday, 18 August 2019
1958 European Community (later to become the European Union) is born on January - 01.
1958 On January - 01 european Economic Community (Common Market) starts operation
1958 On this day in history sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White
1958 On January - 01 david Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55
1959 On this day in history castro leads Cuba to victory as Fulgencio Batista flees to Dominican Republic
1959 Chad becomes autonomous republic in French Community on this day in history.
1959 Fidel Castro leads Cuban revolutionaries to victory over Fulgencio Batista on January - 01.
1959 Rohan Kanhai completes 256 vs India at Calcutta on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history bank of France issues new franc, worth 20¢
1960 On this day in history cameroon (French Cameroon) gains independence from France
1960 On this day in history johnny Cash plays first of many free concerts behind bars
1960 On January - 01 montserrat adopts constitution
1960 On this day in history uS census at 179,245,000
1960 Margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48 on January - 01.
1961 On this day in history largest check issued, National Bank of Chicago to Sears ($960.242 billion)
1961 On January - 01 russia introduces a new ruble worth $1.11
1962 On January - 01 beatles' Decca audition is unsuccessful
1962 Navy SEAL teams established on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history rwanda granted internal self-government by Belgium
1962 Western Samoa gains independence from New Zealand; Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes co-chief of Western Samoa on January - 01.
1962 Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1963 On January - 01 g Woods succeeds Eugene Black as president of the World Bank
1964 On this day in history federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland dissolved
1964 Alf Hall, cricketer (S Afr lefty quick took 40 wkts in 7 Tests), dies on this day in history.
1965 On this day in history international Cooperation Year begins
1965 Palestinian al-Fatah organization forms on January - 01.
1965 On this day in history gertrude Michael, actress (Caged, Cleopatra), dies at 53
1966 12 day transit worker strike shuts down New York City NY subway on January - 01.
1966 All US cigarette packs have to carry "Caution Cigarette smoking may be hazardous to your health" on January - 01.
1966 On January - 01 military coup by Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa in Central African Republic
1966 On this day in history simon & Garfunkel's "Sounds of Silence" reaches #1
1966 Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1967 On January - 01 day's play in the Calcutta Test vs West Indies cancelled by riots
1967 On January - 01 st Helena adopts constitution