Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
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Fixed date events
January 4 - Mohamed Khider, former secretary general of the National Liberation Front (FLN), is assassinated.
27 January - Signing of the US-British-Soviet Treaty on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, which prohibits the transfer or stationing of nuclear or other weapons of mass destruction into orbit around the moon, the moon or other celestial bodies; the treaty will enter into force on 10 October after the ratification procedure.
31 January - Romania becomes the first member state of the Warsaw Pact to establish diplomatic relations with the FRG.
February 4-6 - Soviet party and state delegation led by L. I. Brezhnev visits Czechoslovakia.
February 26 - János Kádár, who is in the Soviet Union, raises the question of the repatriation of Matthias Rákosi to Brezhnev during a hunt. (Brezhnev says Rákosi is not a problem for them.)
March 17 - Declaration of Croatian intellectuals living in Yugoslavia on the independence of the Croatian language.
VI. Pope Paul publishes the Encyclical Populorum Progressio.
First amendment to the Yugoslav Constitution.
March 31 - Allied Command Europe (SHAPE) ceremoniously opens in Casteau, near Mons.
April 6-7 - The Nuclear Planning Group is meeting in Washington for the first time.
April 14 - The Kállai government resigns and the revolutionary workers' and peasant government led by Jenő Fock is formed.
April 18 - Second Amendment to the Yugoslav Constitution.
April 21 - The King, II. On behalf of Constantine, but in fact without his knowledge, a military junta takes over power in Greece.
May 3-4 - The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (CSKP) is discussing economic disproportions and structural failures.
May 18 - Mika Špiljak forms government in Yugoslavia.
May 23 - Solar eruption disrupts military reconnaissance radars worldwide [source?]
June 5-10 - Six-day war between the State of Israel and four Arab countries. (The Jewish state occupied the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula from Egypt, the West Bank from Jordan along with East Jerusalem, and the Golan Heights from Syria.)
9 June - The Romanian delegation, led by Ceaușescu, does not sign a joint statement on the situation in the Middle East in Moscow and, unlike its allies, does not sever diplomatic relations with Israel.
June 10 - Czechoslovak government breaks ties with Israel. (Prior to that, the State Department condemned the Jewish state for its actions in the war.)
June 12 - Belgrade's leadership breaks diplomatic ties with Israel over six-day war.
14 June - The North Atlantic Council meets in Luxembourg to discuss the experience of the six-day Israeli-Arab war.
June 17 - The first experimental hydrogen bomb blast in China.
June 27-29 - in Prague, IV of the Association of Czechoslovak Writers. congress several writers - viz. A critical speech by Václav Havel, Ludvík Vaculík or Pavel Kohout leads to a conflict between the party leadership and the writers' association.
July 2 - Raymond Barre, French politician, becomes EEC EEC Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs.
July 11 - The Yugoslavia is adopted in Yugoslavia