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Historical Events Happened In December - 01

Sunday, 23 November 2014

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

1916  Charles E Vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer, dies at 58 on December - 01.  

1917  Father Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town on December - 01.  

1917  On this day in history 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 December - 01 iceland becomes independent state under the Danish crown  

1918  Danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence on this day in history.  

1918  On December - 01 kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire  

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

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

1921  On December - 01 uS Post Office establishes philatelic agency  

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

1921  Ralph Manza, SF Calif, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart) on December - 01.  

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

1923  Stansfield Turner, CIA director on December - 01.  

1924  Calles becomes president of Mexico on December - 01.  

1925  On December - 01 treaty of Locarno signed  

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

1925  On December - 01 vicente Arregui Garay, composer, dies at 54  

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

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  On this day in history bINGO invented by Edwin S Lowe  

1929  On December - 01 game of Bingo invented by Edwin S Lowe  

1930  Ruth Nichols becomes first woman pilot to cross the continent on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1241  On December - 01 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 December - 01.  

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

1433  Death of Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (b. 1377) on this day in history.  

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