Historical Events In July - 01
Saturday, 23 March 2019
1946 Rajah cedes Sarawak to the British crown on this day in history.
1946 On July - 01 uS drops atom bomb on Bikini atoll (4th atomic explosion)
1947 On July - 01 british Dominion Affairs office becomes Commonwealth Relations office
1947 Clarence Lucas, composer, dies at 80 on July - 01.
1948 On this day in history berlin Airlift, supplying Berlin's zones by air
1948 NYC subway fare goes to 10., bus fare to 7. & combo fare at 12 on July - 01.
1949 Bao Dai's Republic of Vietnam gains independence from France on July - 01.
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 Louis Davids, [Simon David], cabaret artist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1950 On July - 01 nYC bus fare rises to 10. equal to subway fare, combo fare at 15.
1950 On July - 01 edward Faber Schneider, composer, dies at 77
1952 Actor Dan Akroyd (Ghostbusters, Saturday Night Live) was born on July - 01.
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 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 this day in history.
1959 On July - 01 world Refugee Year begins
1960 Ghana becomes a republic on this day in history.
1960 Italian Somalia gains independence, unites with Somali Republic on July - 01.
1961 Haleakala National Park established in Hawaii on July - 01.
1962 Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days) on this day in history.
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 this day in history uS postal service institutes the (Zone Improvement Plan) zip code
1963 Camille Chautemps, premier France, dies on this day in history.
1964 On July - 01 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 July - 01 construction crews begin tearing up Market St to build BART
1966 On this day in history medicare goes into effect
1967 On this day in history beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," goes #1 for 15 weeks
1968 On July - 01 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
1968 On July - 01 dick Young, cricketer (England wicketkeeper v Aust 1907-08), dies
1969 On this day in history charles Philip Arthur George invested as Prince of Wales