02 - 50 die as Vietcong guerrillas shoot
down five US helicopters in Vietnam.
08 - The 'Mona Lisa' goes on show in Washington National Gallery.
14 - De Gaulle rebuffs UK's plans to join Common Market.
15 - BBC ends ban on mentioning politics, royalty, religion and sex in
16 - Khrushchev warns nuclear war would kill 800 million - Russia
has 100 megaton bomb.
17 - Industrial action by electricity workers in London causes
01 - 67 die in Turkey as plane crashes in
09 - First test flight of Boeing 727.
11 - Princess Margaret's visit to France is cancelled - Macmillan:
"A snub for De Gaulle".
14 - Harold Wilson becomes leader of the Labour party.
........Leeds General surgeons tell of
successful kidney transplant.
15 - French police foil assassination attempt on De Gaulle.
21 - New British £5 notes issued showing Britannia without her helmet.
22 - 300 die in Libyan earthquake.
15 - John Profumo offers to resign from
17 - 11,000 are killed as volcano on Mount Agung erupts in Bali.
21 - First automatically controlled tube trains
introduced in London.
27 - Beeching's axe falls on BR branch lines -
2,128 stations are to close.
30 - Ayala wins Grand National.
12 - Martin Luther King is arrested for
leading civil rights march in Alabama.
01 - Second James Bond film 'From Russia
With Love' is released.
05 - 1,000 arrested in new civil rights march in Alabama.
07 - US launch second Telstar satellite.
08 - Comedian max Miller dies.
25 - FA Cup Final: Manchester United 3, Leicester City 1.
29 - 10,000 die in East Pakistan as cyclone hits - 500,000 are homeless.
........Relko wins the Derby.
04 - Pan Am places order for Concorde.
05 - Britain rocked by Profumo sex scandal revelations: Profumo quits
16 - USSR put first woman - Valentina Tereshkova - into space.
17 - Summer timetable begins - diagrams in/out of KX officially becoming
this day at KX were all the Deltics except D9010 & D9020,
34 Class 31's
26 Class 47's. Diesel failures & extras did of course
still bring steam into KX.
18 - Heavyweight Title: Henry Cooper floors Cassius Clay but loses due
to cut eye.
14 - BBC announces the scrapping of TV
show "What's My Line".
26 - 50 mph speed limit introduced in the UK.
05 - Craig Breedlove sets world land
speed record of 407.45 mph in US.
08 - Great Train Robbery takes place.
09 - Post Office admits Great Train Robbers get away with £2.6
13 - Police find Great Train Robbers hide-out at Leatherslade Farm.
18 - James Meredith, first Negro student in Mississippi, receives his
22 - Charlie Watson is charged with the Great Train Robbery.
30 - Martin Luther King says "I have a dream" at Washington
05 - Christine Keeler is arrested and
charged with perjury.
10 - American Express card is launched in UK.
12 - 36 British tourists die as plane crashes in Pyrenees.
06 - 4,000 feared dead in Haiti after
10 - Macmillan to resign as premier.
.......3,000 die as
dam bursts in Italy.
18 - Lord Home becomes new UK prime minister.
31 - Beatlemania hits UK.
04 - Beatles appear at Royal Command
10 - 616 die in two Japanese disasters: a pit explosion and train crash.
22 - President John Kennedy assassinated in Dallas, Texas.
24 - Lee Harvey Oswald, charged for killing Kennedy, shot as
millions watch on TV.
26 - Jack Ruby indicted for killing Lee Harvey Oswald.
01 - Railway Magazine carried an
article concerning Deltic diagrams.
03 - Nelson Mandela goes on trial
in South Africa for treason.
06 - Christine Keeler is jailed for nine months.
10 - Roy James is arrested in London in connection with Great Train
14 - Blues singer Dinah Washington dies.
23 - 117 die aboard blazing cruise liner Lakonia - 919 are rescued.
28 - BBC transmit last ever "That Was The Week That Was".