Historical Events In January - 01
Monday, 10 August 2020
1976 On January - 01 nBC replaces the peacock logo
1976 Venezuela nationalizes oil fields on January - 01.
1977 On this day in history belgium reapportions 2,359 communities into 596
1977 On January - 01 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 On this day in history president Ford signs first major revision of copyright law since 1909
1979 On this day in history international Year of the Child begins
1979 US & China (People's Republic) begin diplomatic relations on January - 01.
1980 Chrysler UK renamed Talbot on January - 01.
1980 On this day in history international Decade of Water & Sanitation begins
1980 On January - 01 mob storms Russian embassy in Teheran
1980 On this day in history premier Adbou Diouf becomes President of Senegal
1980 Sweden changes order of succession to throne on January - 01.
1980 On this day in history frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70
1981 Greece becomes the tenth member of the Europen Economic Community on January - 01.
1981 Greece is 10th country to join European Economic Community on January - 01.
1981 On this day in history international Year for the Disabled begins
1981 On this day in history palau (Trust Territory of Pacific Is) becomes self-governing
1981 On January - 01 roger Smith becomes CEO of General Motors
1982 On January - 01 30 Something stars Ken Olin & Patricia Wettig meet, later they marry
1982 On this day in history javier Pérez de Cuellar becomes Secretary-General of UN
1982 On this day in history mTA launches 5 year capital program to overhaul New York City NY subway system
1982 Pope John Paul II prays for an end to martial law in Poland on this day in history.
1983 World Communications Year begins on January - 01.
1984 On this day in history aT&T is divested of its monopoly, as its 22 Bell System companies are broken into individual firms.
1984 On this day in history aT&T's 22 owned Bell system companies divests into 8 companies
1984 On this day in history brunei becomes independent of UK
1984 On this day in history new York City NY transit fare rises from 75¢ to 90¢
1985 Actress Judith Light (Who's the Boss) marries Robert Desiderio (Knots Landing) on January - 01.
1985 On January - 01 international Youth Year begins
1985 On this day in history uS's first manadatory seat belt law goes into effect (NY)
1986 Aruba becomes independent from neighbor island Curaçao (part of Kingdom of the Netherlands) on January - 01.
1986 Barbra Streisand & Jon Peters relationship breaks up on this day in history.