Historical Events In January - 31
Saturday, 28 March 2020
1956 French government of Mollet forms on January - 31.
1956 On this day in history juscelino Kubitschek becomes President of Brazil
1956 On January - 31 french govt of Mollet forms
1957 On this day in history liz Taylor's 2nd divorce (Michael Wilding)
1957 The Canadian Government makes Thanksgiving Day a statutory holiday; second Monday in October (Turkey's look out) on January - 31.
1957 On January - 31 trans-Iranian oil pipe line finished
1958 On this day in history america launches its first satellite, Explorer I, from Cape Canaverel
1958 In Ottawa Ontario James Gladstone takes his seat as Canada's first native Senator; Alberta Blood Indian is appointed by the Prime Minister John Diefenbaker on this day in history.
1958 James van Allen discovers radiation belt on this day in history.
1958 On January - 31 the U.S. enters the space race with the successful launch of the Explorer One satellite.
1958 On January - 31 uS launches their first artificial satellite, Explorer 1
1960 On this day in history lowell Gilmore, actor (Calcutta, Roadblock), dies at 53
1961 On this day in history david Ben-Gurion resigns as premier of Israel
1961 On January - 31 ham is first primate in space (158 miles) aboard Mercury/Redstone 2
1961 Kanhai completes twin tons (117 &115) vs Australia at Adelaide on January - 31.
1961 NATO secretary-General Paul-Henri Spaak says he'll resign on January - 31.
1961 USAF launches Samos spy satellite to replace U-2 flights on January - 31.
1962 On January - 31 general Charles P Cabell, USAF, ends term as deputy director of CIA
1963 On this day in history tony Sheridan &the Beat Brothers record "What'd I Say" &"Ruby Baby"
1964 US report "Smoking &Health" connects smoking to lung cancer on this day in history.
1966 Belgian state police kills 2 striking mine workers on January - 31.
1966 USSR launches Luna 9 toward the Moon on this day in history.
1966 On January - 31 elizabeth Patterson, actress (Tall Story), dies at 90
1967 On this day in history chief Thundercloud, actor (Ambush, Colt 45, Typhoon), dies at 100
1968 On this day in history bobby Simpson takes 5-59 vs India in his last Test for ten years
1968 Nauru (formerly Pleasant Island) declares independence from Australia on January - 31.
1968 Record high barometric pressure (1083.8 mb, 32"), at Agata, USSR on this day in history.
1968 The Island of Mauritius gains independence on this day in history.
1968 On January - 31 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1968 On January - 31 viet Cong's Tet offensive begins
1969 Beatles perform last live gig (42-minute concert on roof of Apple HQs) on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history vice Admiral Rufus L Taylor, USN, ends term as deputy director of CIA
1969 On this day in history alexander Mikhaylovich Dzegelyonok, composer, dies at 77
1970 On January - 31 grateful Dead members busted on LSD charges