Historical Events In January - 01
Monday, 10 August 2020
1954 Rose & Cotton Bowl are first sport colorcasts on this day in history.
1954 On this day in history yugoslav parliament chairman/Vice President Milovan Djilas criticize communism
1955 On this day in history bhutan issues its first postage stamps
1956 Elvis Presley records Heartbreak Hotel for RCA in Nashville on January - 01.
1956 On this day in history 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 On this day in history international Geophysical Year begins; ends 6/30/1958 (18-month year)
1957 On January - 01 ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72
1958 On January - 01 bOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes
1958 On this day in history european Community (later to become the European Union) is born
1958 European Economic Community (Common Market) starts operation on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White
1958 David Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55 on January - 01.
1959 On January - 01 castro leads Cuba to victory as Fulgencio Batista flees to Dominican Republic
1959 On this day in history chad becomes autonomous republic in French Community
1959 Fidel Castro leads Cuban revolutionaries to victory over Fulgencio Batista on January - 01.
1959 Rohan Kanhai completes 256 vs India at Calcutta on January - 01.
1960 On January - 01 bank of France issues new franc, worth 20¢
1960 On January - 01 cameroon (French Cameroon) gains independence from France
1960 On January - 01 johnny Cash plays first of many free concerts behind bars
1960 On this day in history montserrat adopts constitution
1960 On January - 01 uS census at 179,245,000
1960 Margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48 on January - 01.
1961 On January - 01 largest check issued, National Bank of Chicago to Sears ($960.242 billion)
1961 On this day in history russia introduces a new ruble worth $1.11
1962 Beatles' Decca audition is unsuccessful on this day in history.
1962 Navy SEAL teams established on January - 01.
1962 Rwanda granted internal self-government by Belgium on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history western Samoa gains independence from New Zealand; Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes co-chief of Western Samoa
1962 On January - 01 diego MartĂnez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76
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 On January - 01 alf Hall, cricketer (S Afr lefty quick took 40 wkts in 7 Tests), dies
1965 On this day in history international Cooperation Year begins