Historical Events In January - 01
Friday, 21 January 2022
1954 On January - 01 rose & Cotton Bowl are first sport colorcasts
1954 Yugoslav parliament chairman/Vice President Milovan Djilas criticize communism on January - 01.
1955 On this day in history bhutan issues its first postage stamps
1956 Elvis Presley records Heartbreak Hotel for RCA in Nashville on this day in history.
1956 Sudan (Anglo-Egyptian Sudan) gains independence from Britain & Egypt on this day in history.
1957 France returns Saar to becomes the 10th state of German Federal Republic on this day in history.
1957 International Geophysical Year begins; ends 6/30/1958 (18-month year) on this day in history.
1957 Ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72 on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history bOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes
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 January - 01 sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White
1958 On this day in history 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 January - 01.
1959 On January - 01 fidel Castro leads Cuban revolutionaries to victory over Fulgencio Batista.
1959 On this day in history rohan Kanhai completes 256 vs India at Calcutta
1960 Bank of France issues new franc, worth 20¢ on January - 01.
1960 On this day in history cameroon (French Cameroon) gains independence from France
1960 On January - 01 johnny Cash plays first of many free concerts behind bars
1960 Montserrat adopts constitution on this day in history.
1960 US census at 179,245,000 on January - 01.
1960 On this day in history margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48
1961 Largest check issued, National Bank of Chicago to Sears ($960.242 billion) on January - 01.
1961 Russia introduces a new ruble worth $1.11 on this day in history.
1962 Beatles' Decca audition is unsuccessful on January - 01.
1962 On this day in history navy SEAL teams established
1962 On January - 01 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 On January - 01 diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76
1963 G Woods succeeds Eugene Black as president of the World Bank on January - 01.
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 International Cooperation Year begins on January - 01.