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Historical Events Happened In December - 01

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history father Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town  

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

1917  Marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944) on this day in history.  

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

1918  On this day in history danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1921  On December - 01 the First US helium-filled dirigible makes first flight  

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

1921  On this day in history 1st US helium-filled dirigible makes 1st flight  

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 December - 01 geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix)  

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

1923  On this day in history stansfield Turner, CIA director  

1924  On this day in history calles becomes president of Mexico  

1925  Treaty of Locarno signed on this day in history.  

1925  On this day in history david Doyle, Omaha Neb, actor (John Bosley-Charlie's Angels)  

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

1926  Allyn Ann McLerie, Quebec, actress (Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds) on this day in history.  

1926  On December - 01 hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer, dies at 83  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

1549  Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC) was born on December - 01.  

1566  On December - 01 birth of philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen  

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

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 December - 01.  

1135  Henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1417  On this day in history walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies  

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

1455  Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77 on December - 01.  

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