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Historical Events Happened In December - 01

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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 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 December - 01.  

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  On December - 01 marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944)  

1918  On December - 01 iceland becomes independent state under the Danish crown  

1918  Danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence on December - 01.  

1918  Kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire on this day in history.  

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

1919  On this day in history 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  The Detroit Steam Motors Corporation announced the Trask steam car, a favorite project of automobile distributor O.C. Trask on this day in history.  

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

1923  On December - 01 stansfield Turner, CIA director  

1924  Calles becomes president of Mexico on this day in history.  

1925  Treaty of Locarno signed on this day in history.  

1925  David Doyle, Omaha Neb, actor (John Bosley-Charlie's Angels) on December - 01.  

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 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 December - 01.  

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  Louis VI of France (d. 1137) was born on December - 01.  

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

1521  On December - 01 birth of takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573)  

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

1549  On December - 01 birth of johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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  Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies on December - 01.  

1377  Death of King Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316) on this day in history.  

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

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

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