Historical Events In January - 01
Saturday, 26 November 2022
1965 On this day in history palestinian al-Fatah organization forms
1965 Gertrude Michael, actress (Caged, Cleopatra), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1966 12 day transit worker strike shuts down New York City NY subway on January - 01.
1966 On this day in history all US cigarette packs have to carry "Caution Cigarette smoking may be hazardous to your health"
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 Day's play in the Calcutta Test vs West Indies cancelled by riots on January - 01.
1967 On this day in history st Helena adopts constitution
1967 On this day in history tonga revises constitution
1967 On this day in history maurice Leyland, cricketer (41 Tests for England, 2764 runs), dies
1968 On January - 01 aBC radio splits into 4 networks (Info, Entertainment, Contemp & FM)
1968 On January - 01 evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump Cæsar's Palace Fountain
1968 Netherlands gets color TV on this day in history.
1969 Barton Maclane, actor (Gen Peterson-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 68 on January - 01.
1970 "The Epoch" (Time 0 for UNIX systems, Midnight GMT) on January - 01.
1970 On January - 01 afro-American Historical Calendar Series Established
1970 Revised calendar for Western (RC) Church goes into effect on January - 01.
1971 On this day in history cigarette advertisements banned on TV
1972 On this day in history "Promises Promises" closes at Shubert Theater New York City NY after 1281 performances
1972 On this day in history international Book Year begins
1972 On January - 01 people's Republic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebulic of China
1972 Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91 on this day in history.
1973 On this day in history 47th Australian Women's Tennis Margaret Court beats Goolagong (64 75)
1973 Britain becomes a member of the European Economic Community on this day in history.
1973 On January - 01 britain, Ireland & Denmark become 7th-9th members of Common Market
1973 On this day in history west African Economic Community formed (Benin, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Upper Volta)
1974 On this day in history world Population Year begins
1975 Establishment of the Office of Australian War Graves to take over the responsibilities of the Anzac Agency on January - 01.
1975 Haldeman, Ehrlichman, Mitchell & Mardian convicted of Watergate crime on January - 01.
1975 On January - 01 international Women's Year begins
1975 Sweden adopts constitution on January - 01.
1975 Arthur Pierson, actor/director (Hat Check Girl), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1976 On January - 01 liberty Bell moves to new home behind Independence Hall