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1964

13 Jan
Riots in Calcutta leave more than 100 dead

06 Feb
Green light for Channel Tunnel

07 Feb
Beatlemania arrives in the US

12 Feb
Deaths follow Cyprus truce breach

25 Feb
Cassius Clay crowned world champion

29 Feb
Royal baby for leap year day

12 Mar
Hoffa faces eight years behind bars

14 Mar
Jack Ruby sentenced to death

19 Mar
'Ambitious' plans for south east

16 Apr
'Great Train Robbers' get 300 years

14 May
Nasser and Khrushchev divert the Nile

27 May
Light goes out in India as Nehru dies

12 Jun
Nelson Mandela jailed for life

17 Jun
Japan trade fair floats into London

02 Jul
President Johnson signs Civil Rights Bill

04 Aug
Three civil rights activists found dead

10 Aug
Guns fall silent in Cyprus

04 Sep
Forth Road Bridge opened

15 Sep
The Sun newspaper is born

28 Sep
Kennedy murder was 'no conspiracy'

12 Oct
Labour voters are 'bonkers' says Hogg

15 Oct
Khrushchev 'retires' as head of USSR

25 Oct
President Kaunda takes power in Zambia

03 Nov
Election triumph for Lyndon B Johnson

23 Dec
Beeching to leave British Railways

31 Dec
Campbell speeds to double record


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