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Historical Events Happened In December - 01

Thursday, 27 November 2014

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

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

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

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  Danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence on this day in history.  

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

1919  Lady Astor sworn-in as first female member of British Parliament on this day in history.  

1919  AA Milne's "Mr Pim Passes By," premieres in Manchester on December - 01.  

1919  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1921  US Post Office establishes philatelic agency on December - 01.  

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

1921  Ralph Manza, SF Calif, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart) on this day in history.  

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

1923  Stansfield Turner, CIA director on December - 01.  

1924  Calles becomes president of Mexico on December - 01.  

1925  On this day in history treaty of Locarno signed  

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

1925  Vicente Arregui Garay, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history allyn Ann McLerie, Quebec, actress (Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds)  

1926  Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1928  CFL Grey Cup: Ham Tigers beats Regina, 30-0 at Hamilton on this day in history.  

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 December - 01 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 December - 01 birth of anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153)  

1521  On this day in history birth of takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573)  

1525  On December - 01 birth of tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600)  

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

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

1573  Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile was born on this day in history.  

1580  On this day in history birth of nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637)  

Famous Deaths In December - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0660  Eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1417  Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

1433  On December - 01 death of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (b. 1377)  

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