Historical Events In July - 01
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1944 Carl Mayer, actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), dies at 49 on this day in history.
1945 On July - 01 troops of the 7th Division land at Balikpapan in south-east Borneo
1946 Rajah cedes Sarawak to the British crown on this day in history.
1946 US drops atom bomb on Bikini atoll (4th atomic explosion) on July - 01.
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 Berlin Airlift, supplying Berlin's zones by air on this day in history.
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 July - 01.
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 On July - 01 louis Davids, [Simon David], cabaret artist, dies at 65
1950 On this day in history nYC bus fare rises to 10. equal to subway fare, combo fare at 15.
1950 On this day in history edward Faber Schneider, composer, dies at 77
1952 Actor Dan Akroyd (Ghostbusters, Saturday Night Live) was born on July - 01.
1953 On this day in history azzedine Bey, Tunisian heir to the throne, murdered
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 July - 01.
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 this day in history.
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 July - 01 haleakala National Park established in Hawaii
1962 On this day in history burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days)
1962 On this day in history rwanda and Burundi become independent countries
1963 Beatles record "She Loves You" & "I'll Get You" on this day in history.
1963 On July - 01 uS postal service institutes the (Zone Improvement Plan) zip code
1963 Camille Chautemps, premier France, dies on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history pierre Monteux, French/US conductor (Concert Bldg Orch), dies at 89
1965 On this day in history claude Thornhill, composer, dies at 55
1966 On this day in history construction crews begin tearing up Market St to build BART
1966 On July - 01 medicare goes into effect
1967 Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," goes #1 for 15 weeks on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history john Lennon's first full art exhibition (You are Here)
1968 On this day in history uS, Britain, USSR & 58 nations sign Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty