Historical Events In January - 01
Tuesday, 21 March 2023
1965 Palestinian al-Fatah organization forms on this day in history.
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 this day in history military coup by Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa in Central African Republic
1966 Simon & Garfunkel's "Sounds of Silence" reaches #1 on January - 01.
1966 Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history day's play in the Calcutta Test vs West Indies cancelled by riots
1967 On January - 01 st Helena adopts constitution
1967 Tonga revises constitution on this day in history.
1967 On January - 01 maurice Leyland, cricketer (41 Tests for England, 2764 runs), dies
1968 On this day in history aBC radio splits into 4 networks (Info, Entertainment, Contemp & FM)
1968 Evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump Cæsar's Palace Fountain on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history netherlands gets color TV
1969 On this day in history barton Maclane, actor (Gen Peterson-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 68
1970 "The Epoch" (Time 0 for UNIX systems, Midnight GMT) on this day in history.
1970 Afro-American Historical Calendar Series Established on this day in history.
1970 Revised calendar for Western (RC) Church goes into effect on January - 01.
1971 On January - 01 cigarette advertisements banned on TV
1972 "Promises Promises" closes at Shubert Theater New York City NY after 1281 performances on this day in history.
1972 On January - 01 international Book Year begins
1972 People's Republic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebulic of China on this day in history.
1972 Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91 on January - 01.
1973 47th Australian Women's Tennis Margaret Court beats Goolagong (64 75) on January - 01.
1973 Britain becomes a member of the European Economic Community on this day in history.
1973 Britain, Ireland & Denmark become 7th-9th members of Common Market on this day in history.
1973 On January - 01 west African Economic Community formed (Benin, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Upper Volta)
1974 World Population Year begins on this day in history.
1975 On January - 01 establishment of the Office of Australian War Graves to take over the responsibilities of the Anzac Agency
1975 On this day in history haldeman, Ehrlichman, Mitchell & Mardian convicted of Watergate crime
1975 On this day in history international Women's Year begins
1975 Sweden adopts constitution on this day in history.
1975 On this day in history arthur Pierson, actor/director (Hat Check Girl), dies at 73
1976 On January - 01 liberty Bell moves to new home behind Independence Hall
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