Historical Events In July - 01
Saturday, 27 November 2021
1944 Carl Mayer, actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), dies at 49 on this day in history.
1945 Troops of the 7th Division land at Balikpapan in south-east Borneo on this day in history.
1946 Rajah cedes Sarawak to the British crown on July - 01.
1946 US drops atom bomb on Bikini atoll (4th atomic explosion) on this day in history.
1947 On July - 01 british Dominion Affairs office becomes Commonwealth Relations office
1947 Clarence Lucas, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1948 On July - 01 berlin Airlift, supplying Berlin's zones by air
1948 On this day in history nYC subway fare goes to 10., bus fare to 7. & combo fare at 12.
1949 Bao Dai's Republic of Vietnam gains independence from France on this day in history.
1949 Canadian Pacific accepts its last new steam locomotive (in March) class T-l-c 2-10-4 no. 5935 from Montreal Locomotive Works, and acquires its first road diesel-electric locomotives nos. 8400-8404 (in September) for conversion of motive power on the Montreal-Newport-Wells River line on this day in history.
1949 Louis Davids, [Simon David], cabaret artist, dies at 65 on July - 01.
1950 NYC bus fare rises to 10. equal to subway fare, combo fare at 15 on July - 01.
1950 Edward Faber Schneider, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1952 On this day in history actor Dan Akroyd (Ghostbusters, Saturday Night Live) was born.
1953 Azzedine Bey, Tunisian heir to the throne, murdered on this day in history.
1955 The escort carrier uss Thetis Bay, in process of conversion to the new mission, was reclassified as an assault Helicopter Aircraft Carrier and redesignated CVHA 1 on this day in history.
1956 Elvis Presley wearing a tuxedo appears on The Steve Allen Show on this day in history.
1958 Apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch writer (I Go Me Own Way), dies on July - 01.
1959 World Refugee Year begins on this day in history.
1960 Ghana becomes a republic on July - 01.
1960 Italian Somalia gains independence, unites with Somali Republic on July - 01.
1961 On July - 01 haleakala National Park established in Hawaii
1962 On July - 01 burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days)
1962 Rwanda and Burundi become independent countries on this day in history.
1963 Beatles record "She Loves You" & "I'll Get You" on July - 01.
1963 US postal service institutes the (Zone Improvement Plan) zip code on this day in history.
1963 Camille Chautemps, premier France, dies on July - 01.
1964 Pierre Monteux, French/US conductor (Concert Bldg Orch), dies at 89 on this day in history.
1965 On July - 01 claude Thornhill, composer, dies at 55
1966 Construction crews begin tearing up Market St to build BART on this day in history.
1966 On this day in history medicare goes into effect
1967 On July - 01 beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," goes #1 for 15 weeks
1968 John Lennon's first full art exhibition (You are Here) on July - 01.
1968 US, Britain, USSR & 58 nations sign Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty on July - 01.