Historical Events In July - 01
Sunday, 26 May 2019
1946 Rajah cedes Sarawak to the British crown on July - 01.
1946 On this day in history uS drops atom bomb on Bikini atoll (4th atomic explosion)
1947 On this day in history british Dominion Affairs office becomes Commonwealth Relations office
1947 Clarence Lucas, composer, dies at 80 on July - 01.
1948 On July - 01 berlin Airlift, supplying Berlin's zones by air
1948 NYC subway fare goes to 10., bus fare to 7. & combo fare at 12 on this day in history.
1949 Bao Dai's Republic of Vietnam gains independence from France on this day in history.
1949 On this day in history 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.
1949 On July - 01 louis Davids, [Simon David], cabaret artist, dies at 65
1950 NYC bus fare rises to 10. equal to subway fare, combo fare at 15 on this day in history.
1950 Edward Faber Schneider, composer, dies at 77 on July - 01.
1952 Actor Dan Akroyd (Ghostbusters, Saturday Night Live) was born on this day in history.
1953 Azzedine Bey, Tunisian heir to the throne, murdered on this day in history.
1955 On July - 01 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.
1956 On this day in history elvis Presley wearing a tuxedo appears on The Steve Allen Show
1958 Apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch writer (I Go Me Own Way), dies on July - 01.
1959 On July - 01 world Refugee Year begins
1960 On July - 01 ghana becomes a republic
1960 Italian Somalia gains independence, unites with Somali Republic on July - 01.
1961 On July - 01 haleakala National Park established in Hawaii
1962 Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days) on July - 01.
1962 On July - 01 rwanda and Burundi become independent countries
1963 On July - 01 beatles record "She Loves You" & "I'll Get You"
1963 On July - 01 uS postal service institutes the (Zone Improvement Plan) zip code
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 this day in history claude Thornhill, composer, dies at 55
1966 Construction crews begin tearing up Market St to build BART on July - 01.
1966 Medicare goes into effect on July - 01.
1967 Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," goes #1 for 15 weeks on this day in history.
1968 On July - 01 john Lennon's first full art exhibition (You are Here)
1968 US, Britain, USSR & 58 nations sign Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty on July - 01.
1968 On July - 01 dick Young, cricketer (England wicketkeeper v Aust 1907-08), dies
1969 Charles Philip Arthur George invested as Prince of Wales on this day in history.