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Historical Events For December - 01

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

1913  1st drive-up gasoline station opens (Pitts) on this day in history.  

1913  Mary Martin, Weatherford Tx, actress (Peter Pan) Larry Hagman's mom on December - 01.  

1913  Continuous moving assembly line introduced by Ford (car every 2:38) on this day in history.  

1914  Dame Alicia Markova, ballerina (Diaghilev Ballet Russe 1925-32) on this day in history.  

1916  On December - 01 charles E Vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer, dies at 58  

1917  Father Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town on this day in history.  

1917  Boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha Neb on December - 01.  

1917  On this day in history marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944)  

1918  On this day in history iceland becomes independent state under the Danish crown  

1918  On December - 01 danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence  

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1918  Kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire on December - 01.  

1919  Lady Astor sworn-in as first female member of British Parliament on December - 01.  

1919  On December - 01 aA Milne's "Mr Pim Passes By," premieres in Manchester  

1919  On December - 01 anne Cox Chambers, Dayton Ohio, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81)  

1921  On this day in history the Detroit Steam Motors Corporation announced the Trask steam car, a favorite project of automobile distributor O.C. Trask.  

1921  The First US helium-filled dirigible makes first flight on December - 01.  

1921  On this day in history uS Post Office establishes philatelic agency  

1921  1st US helium-filled dirigible makes 1st flight on December - 01.  

1921  Ralph Manza, SF Calif, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart) on December - 01.  

1922  1st skywriting over US-"Hello USA"-by Capt Turner, RAF on December - 01.  

1922  Geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix) on December - 01.  

1923  On December - 01 cFL Grey Cup: Queen's U beats Regina, 54-0 at Toronto  

1923  On this day in history stansfield Turner, CIA director  

1924  On this day in history calles becomes president of Mexico  

1925  On December - 01 treaty of Locarno signed  

1925  David Doyle, Omaha Neb, actor (John Bosley-Charlie's Angels) on this day in history.  

1925  On this day in history vicente Arregui Garay, composer, dies at 54  

1926  Allyn Ann McLerie, Quebec, actress (Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds) on December - 01.  

1926  Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer, dies at 83 on December - 01.  

1928  On this day in history cFL Grey Cup: Ham Tigers beats Regina, 30-0 at Hamilton  

1929  BINGO invented by Edwin S Lowe on this day in history.  

1929  Game of Bingo invented by Edwin S Lowe on December - 01.  

1930  Ruth Nichols becomes first woman pilot to cross the continent on December - 01.  

1930  On this day in history nHL drops 20 minute slashing-about-the-head penalty  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1081  On this day in history birth of louis VI of France (d. 1137)  

1083  On this day in history birth of anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153)  

1521  Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573) was born on December - 01.  

1525  Tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600) was born on December - 01.  

1549  Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC) was born on this day in history.  

1566  Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen was born on December - 01.  

1573  On December - 01 birth of philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile  

1580  Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637) was born on December - 01.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0660  Eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies on December - 01.  

1135  On December - 01 henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies  

1241  On this day in history death of isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214)  

1374  On this day in history magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies  

1377  Death of King Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316) on December - 01.  

1417  Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies on December - 01.  

1433  Death of Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (b. 1377) on December - 01.  

1455  On this day in history lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77  

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