Historical Events In January - 01
Monday, 10 August 2020
1965 Palestinian al-Fatah organization forms on this day in history.
1965 Gertrude Michael, actress (Caged, Cleopatra), dies at 53 on January - 01.
1966 On this day in history 12 day transit worker strike shuts down New York City NY subway
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 On this day in history vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82
1967 On January - 01 day's play in the Calcutta Test vs West Indies cancelled by riots
1967 On this day in history st Helena adopts constitution
1967 Tonga revises constitution on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history maurice Leyland, cricketer (41 Tests for England, 2764 runs), dies
1968 ABC radio splits into 4 networks (Info, Entertainment, Contemp & FM) on January - 01.
1968 On January - 01 evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump Cćsar's Palace Fountain
1968 Netherlands gets color TV on this day in history.
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 January - 01.
1970 On this day in history afro-American Historical Calendar Series Established
1970 On January - 01 revised calendar for Western (RC) Church goes into effect
1971 Cigarette advertisements banned on TV on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1973 Britain becomes a member of the European Economic Community on January - 01.
1973 On January - 01 britain, Ireland & Denmark become 7th-9th members of Common Market
1973 West African Economic Community formed (Benin, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Upper Volta) on January - 01.
1974 On this day in history world Population Year begins
1975 On January - 01 establishment of the Office of Australian War Graves to take over the responsibilities of the Anzac Agency
1975 Haldeman, Ehrlichman, Mitchell & Mardian convicted of Watergate crime on January - 01.
1975 International Women's Year begins on this day in history.
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 Liberty Bell moves to new home behind Independence Hall on this day in history.