Historical Events In January - 01
Friday, 29 September 2023
1965 Palestinian al-Fatah organization forms on January - 01.
1965 Gertrude Michael, actress (Caged, Cleopatra), dies at 53 on January - 01.
1966 12 day transit worker strike shuts down New York City NY subway on this day in history.
1966 On January - 01 all US cigarette packs have to carry "Caution Cigarette smoking may be hazardous to your health"
1966 Military coup by Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa in Central African Republic on this day in history.
1966 On January - 01 simon & Garfunkel's "Sounds of Silence" reaches #1
1966 On January - 01 vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82
1967 Day's play in the Calcutta Test vs West Indies cancelled by riots on January - 01.
1967 On January - 01 st Helena adopts constitution
1967 On January - 01 tonga revises constitution
1967 Maurice Leyland, cricketer (41 Tests for England, 2764 runs), dies on January - 01.
1968 ABC radio splits into 4 networks (Info, Entertainment, Contemp & FM) on January - 01.
1968 Evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump Cæsar's Palace Fountain on this day in history.
1968 On January - 01 netherlands gets color TV
1969 Barton Maclane, actor (Gen Peterson-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 68 on January - 01.
1970 On this day in history "The Epoch" (Time 0 for UNIX systems, Midnight GMT)
1970 Afro-American Historical Calendar Series Established on January - 01.
1970 On January - 01 revised calendar for Western (RC) Church goes into effect
1971 Cigarette advertisements banned on TV on January - 01.
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 January - 01.
1972 Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91 on this day in history.
1973 47th Australian Women's Tennis Margaret Court beats Goolagong (64 75) on this day in history.
1973 Britain becomes a member of the European Economic Community on January - 01.
1973 On this day in history 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 World Population Year begins on January - 01.
1975 On this day in history establishment of the Office of Australian War Graves to take over the responsibilities of the Anzac Agency
1975 On January - 01 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 Arthur Pierson, actor/director (Hat Check Girl), dies at 73 on January - 01.
1976 Liberty Bell moves to new home behind Independence Hall on this day in history.