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In the News...
● Three Apollo astronauts - Col. Virgil I. Grissom, Col. Edward White II, and Lt. Cmdr. Roger B. Chaffee - killed in spacecraft fire during simulated launch (Jan. 27).
● Biafra secedes from Nigeria (May 30).
● Red China announces explosion of its first hydrogen bomb (June 17).
● Racial violence in Detroit; 7,000 National Guardsmen aid police after night of rioting. Similar outbreaks occur in New York City's Spanish Harlem, Rochester, N.Y., Birmingham, Ala., and New Britain, Conn. (July 23).
● Thurgood Marshall sworn in as first black U.S. Supreme Court justice (Oct. 2).
● Dr. Christiaan N. Barnard and team of South African surgeons perform world's first successful human heart transplant (Dec. 3) - patient dies 18 days later.
● The Rover Company merges with the Leyland Motor Corporation (UK).
● Hyundai Motor Car company founded as a part of the Hyundai group. (KOREA)