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Historical Events Happened In February - 01

Friday, 12 February 2016

1883  Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author, dies on February - 01.  

1884  First volume of the Oxford English Dictionary, A-Ant, published on this day in history.  

1884  1st volume of the Oxford English Dictionary, A-Ant, published on February - 01.  

1884  Yevgeny Zamyatin, Russia, novelist/playwright (We) on this day in history.  

1885  On this day in history camille Chautemps, premier France  

1887  Harvey Wilcox of Kansas subdivides 120 acres he owned in Southern California & starts selling it off as a real estate development (Hollywood) on February - 01.  

1887  Harvey Wilcox of Ks subdivides 120 acres he owned in Southern Calif & starts selling it off as a real estate development (Hollywood) on February - 01.  

1887  Dirk Roosenburg, Dutch architect on this day in history.  

1889  Gertrude Caton-Thompson, British archaeologist (Zimbabwe, So Arabia) on this day in history.  

1889  Joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1891  James Price Johnson, composer on February - 01.  

1892  Mrs William Astor invites 400 guests to a grand ball at her mansion thus beginning the use of the "400" to describe the socially elite on this day in history.  

1892  Mrs William Astor invites 400 guests to a grand ball at her mansion thus beginning use of "400" to describe socially elite on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history k Rudolf Mengelberg, composer/musicologist (Amsterdam Concert Hall)  

1893  Prince Albert, Saskatchewan recorded the coldest day on record in Saskatchewan -56.7 degrees Celsius on this day in history.  

1893  Thomas Edison completes worlds first movie studio (West Orange NJ) on this day in history.  

1893  Puccini's Opera "Manon Lescaut," premieres in Turin on this day in history.  

1893  Prince Albert, Saskatchewan recorded the coldest day on record in Saskatchewan: -56.7 degrees Celsius on this day in history.  

1895  The birth of John Ford, American director on this day in history.  

1895  John Ford, Maine, director (Stagecoach, Air Mail, Quiet Man) on this day in history.  

1896  Giacomo Puccini's Opera "La Boheme," premieres in Turin on this day in history.  

1896  Anastasio "Tacho" Somoza, general/pres of Nicaragua (1937-56) on February - 01.  

1897  On February - 01 shinhan Bank, the oldest bank in South Korea, opens in Seoul.  

1897  On this day in history denise Robins, London, romantic novelist (1st Long Kiss)  

1898  First auto insurance policy in US issued, by Travelers Insurance Company on February - 01.  

1898  On this day in history 1st auto insurance policy in US issued, by Travelers Insurance Co  

1900  Stephen Potter, humorist/writer (School for Scoundrels, Shipbuilders) on this day in history.  

1901  The birth of Clark Gable, American actor on February - 01.  

1901  On this day in history clark Gable, Cadiz OH, actor (Gone With the Wind)  

1902  China's empress Tzu-hsi forbids binding woman's feet on this day in history.  

1902  The birth of Langston Hughes, American poet on this day in history.  

1902  Carlo Borbolla, composer on February - 01.  

1902  On February - 01 salomon Jaoassohn, composer, dies at 70  

1903  On this day in history georg Rendl, Austria miner/beekeeper/writer (The Bees Novel)  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1261  Walter de Stapledon, English bishop (d. 1326) was born on this day in history.  

1459  On February - 01 birth of conrad Celtes, German scholar (d. 1508)  

1462  On February - 01 birth of johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (d. 1516)  

1552  Edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law) was born on February - 01.  

1603  On February - 01 birth of michael Trumper, composer  

1605  On February - 01 birth of isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic  

1633  On this day in history birth of gabriel Schutz, composer  

1635  Marquard Gude, German archaeologist (d. 1689) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In February - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0656  On February - 01 sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25  

1204  On this day in history death of alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered  

1248  On this day in history hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies  

1294  On this day in history louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies  

1328  Charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies on February - 01.  

1502  On February - 01 olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies  

1542  Death of Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480) on February - 01.  

1563  Death of Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever) on February - 01.  

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