History of Watchmaking
First transfer of time by transportation of atomic clocks between the USA and Switzerland.
The company Ebauches SA created the Dynotron, the first electronic watch. It was launched on the market in 1966.
Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment.
Creation of the PLO.
Indira Gandhi came to power in India.
National Exhibition in Lausanne.
Art and Culture
John Coltrane recorded Love Supreme, the masterpiece of his modal period.