Historical Events In January - 01
Tuesday, 10 December 2019
1967 Tonga revises constitution on January - 01.
1967 Maurice Leyland, cricketer (41 Tests for England, 2764 runs), dies on this day in history.
1968 On January - 01 aBC radio splits into 4 networks (Info, Entertainment, Contemp & FM)
1968 On this day in history evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump Cćsar's Palace Fountain
1968 On this day in history netherlands gets color TV
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 Afro-American Historical Calendar Series Established on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history revised calendar for Western (RC) Church goes into effect
1971 On January - 01 cigarette advertisements banned on TV
1972 "Promises Promises" closes at Shubert Theater New York City NY after 1281 performances on January - 01.
1972 On this day in history 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 On this day in history jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91
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 January - 01.
1973 West African Economic Community formed (Benin, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Upper Volta) on January - 01.
1974 World Population Year begins on January - 01.
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 this day in history.
1975 On January - 01 international Women's Year begins
1975 On this day in history sweden adopts constitution
1975 Arthur Pierson, actor/director (Hat Check Girl), dies at 73 on January - 01.
1976 On January - 01 liberty Bell moves to new home behind Independence Hall
1976 NBC replaces the peacock logo on this day in history.
1976 Venezuela nationalizes oil fields on January - 01.
1977 On January - 01 belgium reapportions 2,359 communities into 596
1977 On this day in history czech intellectualus & chinas begin Human Rights Group Chapter 77
1977 On this day in history first woman formally ordained an Episcopal priest (Jacqueline Means)
1978 On January - 01 air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213
1978 President Ford signs first major revision of copyright law since 1909 on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history international Year of the Child begins
1979 US & China (People's Republic) begin diplomatic relations on this day in history.