Historical Events In January - 01
Saturday, 23 September 2023
1976 NBC replaces the peacock logo on this day in history.
1976 On January - 01 venezuela nationalizes oil fields
1977 Belgium reapportions 2,359 communities into 596 on this day in history.
1977 On January - 01 czech intellectualus & chinas begin Human Rights Group Chapter 77
1977 First woman formally ordained an Episcopal priest (Jacqueline Means) on January - 01.
1978 On this day in history air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213
1978 President Ford signs first major revision of copyright law since 1909 on January - 01.
1979 International Year of the Child begins on January - 01.
1979 US & China (People's Republic) begin diplomatic relations on this day in history.
1980 On January - 01 chrysler UK renamed Talbot
1980 On January - 01 international Decade of Water & Sanitation begins
1980 Mob storms Russian embassy in Teheran on January - 01.
1980 On this day in history premier Adbou Diouf becomes President of Senegal
1980 On this day in history sweden changes order of succession to throne
1980 On this day in history frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70
1981 On January - 01 greece becomes the tenth member of the Europen Economic Community
1981 Greece is 10th country to join European Economic Community on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history international Year for the Disabled begins
1981 Palau (Trust Territory of Pacific Is) becomes self-governing on this day in history.
1981 Roger Smith becomes CEO of General Motors on January - 01.
1982 30 Something stars Ken Olin & Patricia Wettig meet, later they marry on January - 01.
1982 On January - 01 javier Pérez de Cuellar becomes Secretary-General of UN
1982 MTA launches 5 year capital program to overhaul New York City NY subway system on January - 01.
1982 On this day in history pope John Paul II prays for an end to martial law in Poland
1983 World Communications Year begins on January - 01.
1984 AT&T is divested of its monopoly, as its 22 Bell System companies are broken into individual firms on this day in history.
1984 On January - 01 aT&T's 22 owned Bell system companies divests into 8 companies
1984 Brunei becomes independent of UK on this day in history.
1984 On January - 01 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 International Youth Year begins on January - 01.
1985 On January - 01 uS's first manadatory seat belt law goes into effect (NY)
1986 On January - 01 aruba becomes independent from neighbor island Curaçao (part of Kingdom of the Netherlands)
1986 On January - 01 barbra Streisand & Jon Peters relationship breaks up