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Historical Events Happened In December - 01

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

1913  1st drive-up gasoline station opens (Pitts) on December - 01.  

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 December - 01.  

1914  On December - 01 dame Alicia Markova, ballerina (Diaghilev Ballet Russe 1925-32)  

1916  Charles E Vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1917  On December - 01 father Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town  

1917  On December - 01 boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha Neb  

1917  Marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944) on December - 01.  

1918  Iceland becomes independent state under the Danish crown on this day in history.  

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

1918  On this day in history kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire  

1919  On this day in history lady Astor sworn-in as first female member of British Parliament  

1919  On this day in history aA Milne's "Mr Pim Passes By," premieres in Manchester  

1919  Anne Cox Chambers, Dayton Ohio, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81) on this day in history.  

1921  The Detroit Steam Motors Corporation announced the Trask steam car, a favorite project of automobile distributor O.C. Trask on December - 01.  

1921  The First US helium-filled dirigible makes first flight on this day in history.  

1921  US Post Office establishes philatelic agency on this day in history.  

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

1921  On December - 01 ralph Manza, SF Calif, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart)  

1922  1st skywriting over US-"Hello USA"-by Capt Turner, RAF on this day in history.  

1922  On this day in history geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix)  

1923  On this day in history cFL Grey Cup: Queen's U beats Regina, 54-0 at Toronto  

1923  Stansfield Turner, CIA director on this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history calles becomes president of Mexico  

1925  On December - 01 treaty of Locarno signed  

1925  On December - 01 david Doyle, Omaha Neb, actor (John Bosley-Charlie's Angels)  

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 this day in history.  

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

1928  On December - 01 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 this day in history.  

1930  On this day in history ruth Nichols becomes first woman pilot to cross the continent  

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 December - 01 birth of louis VI of France (d. 1137)  

1083  Anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153) was born on December - 01.  

1521  Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573) was born on this day in history.  

1525  Tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600) was born on this day in history.  

1549  On this day in history birth of johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)  

1566  On this day in history birth of philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen  

1573  Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile was born on December - 01.  

1580  Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In December - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0660  On December - 01 eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies  

1135  Henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies on December - 01.  

1241  Death of Isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214) on December - 01.  

1374  Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies on this day in history.  

1377  On this day in history death of king Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316)  

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

1433  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (b. 1377)  

1455  On December - 01 lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77  

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