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Historical Events Happened In December - 01

Sunday, 14 February 2016

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

1913  On December - 01 mary Martin, Weatherford Tx, actress (Peter Pan) Larry Hagman's mom  

1913  On this day in history continuous moving assembly line introduced by Ford (car every 2:38)  

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 this day in history 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  Danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence on December - 01.  

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

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

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

1919  Anne Cox Chambers, Dayton Ohio, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81) on December - 01.  

1921  On December - 01 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1923  CFL Grey Cup: Queen's U beats Regina, 54-0 at Toronto on December - 01.  

1923  Stansfield Turner, CIA director on December - 01.  

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 December - 01.  

1925  Vicente Arregui Garay, composer, dies at 54 on December - 01.  

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 December - 01.  

1928  CFL Grey Cup: Ham Tigers beats Regina, 30-0 at Hamilton on December - 01.  

1929  BINGO invented by Edwin S Lowe on December - 01.  

1929  Game of Bingo invented by Edwin S Lowe on this day in history.  

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

1930  NHL drops 20 minute slashing-about-the-head penalty on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1081  Louis VI of France (d. 1137) was born on this day in history.  

1083  On December - 01 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1573  On this day in history birth of philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile  

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

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 this day in history henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies  

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 December - 01.  

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

1455  Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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