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 This day in History - January 1
692 Historic Events for January 1
1946

ENIAC, US 1st computer finished by Mauchly/Eckert

Event
1946

Manfred Stengl, Austria, 2 man lugist (Olympic-gold-1960)

Birth
1947

Peter Lankhorst, Dutch MP (PPR)

Birth
1947

Alexei Ivanovich Bobrov, Russia, cosmonaut

Birth
1947

Gary "BB" Coleman, blues vocal/guitarist/producer

Birth
1947

Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov, Rus cosmonaut (Soyuz T-8, TM-4, STS 63)

Birth
1947

Benelux agress to work related issues

Event
1947

WTTG TV channel 5 in Washington, DC (MET) begins broadcasting

Event
1947

Britain nationalizes its coal industry

Event
1948

Willem Louis Frederic Landre, composer, dies at 73

Death
1948

Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66

Death
1948

1st color newsreel filmed (Pasadena Calif)]=

Event
1948

Orissa province accedes to India

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1948

Italy adopts constitution

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1948

Bradman scores 132 in the 1st innings of the 3rd Test v India

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1948

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade effective

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1948

Britain nationalizes its railways

Event
1949

Nikolai Tikhonovich Moskalenko, Russia, cosmonaut

Birth
1949

Peter Dormer, arts writer

Birth
1949

Malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63

Death
1949

Tokelau (Union) Islands declared part of New Zealand

Event
1949

KTTV TV channel 11 in Los Angeles, CA (MET) begins broadcasting

Event
1949

KPRC TV channel 2 in Houston, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1950

Ho Chi Minh begins offensive against French troops in Indo China

Event
1950

Svetlana Georgievna Beregovkina, Russia, cosmonaut

Birth