Historical Events In July - 01
Friday, 15 January 2021
1944 On July - 01 carl Mayer, actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), dies at 49
1945 Troops of the 7th Division land at Balikpapan in south-east Borneo on July - 01.
1946 On this day in history rajah cedes Sarawak to the British crown
1946 US drops atom bomb on Bikini atoll (4th atomic explosion) on July - 01.
1947 British Dominion Affairs office becomes Commonwealth Relations office on July - 01.
1947 On this day in history clarence Lucas, composer, dies at 80
1948 Berlin Airlift, supplying Berlin's zones by air on July - 01.
1948 NYC subway fare goes to 10., bus fare to 7. & combo fare at 12 on July - 01.
1949 On July - 01 bao Dai's Republic of Vietnam gains independence from France
1949 On July - 01 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1952 On July - 01 actor Dan Akroyd (Ghostbusters, Saturday Night Live) was born.
1953 On July - 01 azzedine Bey, Tunisian heir to the throne, murdered
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 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 On this day in history world Refugee Year begins
1960 Ghana becomes a republic on July - 01.
1960 On this day in history italian Somalia gains independence, unites with Somali Republic
1961 On this day in history haleakala National Park established in Hawaii
1962 Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days) on July - 01.
1962 Rwanda and Burundi become independent countries on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history beatles record "She Loves You" & "I'll Get You"
1963 US postal service institutes the (Zone Improvement Plan) zip code on this day in history.
1963 On July - 01 camille Chautemps, premier France, dies
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1968 On this day in history uS, Britain, USSR & 58 nations sign Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty