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Historical Events Happened In February - 01

Monday, 22 December 2014

1883  On this day in history pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author, dies  

1884  On February - 01 first volume of the Oxford English Dictionary, A-Ant, published  

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

1884  On this day in history yevgeny Zamyatin, Russia, novelist/playwright (We)  

1885  On February - 01 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 this day in history.  

1887  On this day in history harvey Wilcox of Ks subdivides 120 acres he owned in Southern Calif & starts selling it off as a real estate development (Hollywood)  

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  On February - 01 joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78  

1891  On February - 01 james Price Johnson, composer  

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  On February - 01 mrs William Astor invites 400 guests to a grand ball at her mansion thus beginning use of "400" to describe socially elite  

1892  K Rudolf Mengelberg, composer/musicologist (Amsterdam Concert Hall) on this day in history.  

1893  On February - 01 prince Albert, Saskatchewan recorded the coldest day on record in Saskatchewan -56.7 degrees Celsius  

1893  On this day in history thomas Edison completes worlds first movie studio (West Orange NJ)  

1893  Puccini's Opera "Manon Lescaut," premieres in Turin on February - 01.  

1893  On February - 01 prince Albert, Saskatchewan recorded the coldest day on record in Saskatchewan: -56.7 degrees Celsius  

1895  On this day in history the birth of John Ford, American director.  

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

1896  On February - 01 giacomo Puccini's Opera "La Boheme," premieres in Turin  

1896  On this day in history anastasio "Tacho" Somoza, general/pres of Nicaragua (1937-56)  

1897  Shinhan Bank, the oldest bank in South Korea, opens in Seoul on this day in history.  

1897  On February - 01 denise Robins, London, romantic novelist (1st Long Kiss)  

1898  On February - 01 first auto insurance policy in US issued, by Travelers Insurance Company  

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

1900  Stephen Potter, humorist/writer (School for Scoundrels, Shipbuilders) on February - 01.  

1901  The birth of Clark Gable, American actor on this day in history.  

1901  Clark Gable, Cadiz OH, actor (Gone With the Wind) on this day in history.  

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 February - 01.  

1902  Carlo Borbolla, composer on this day in history.  

1902  Salomon Jaoassohn, composer, dies at 70 on February - 01.  

1903  On February - 01 georg Rendl, Austria miner/beekeeper/writer (The Bees Novel)  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1261  On February - 01 birth of walter de Stapledon, English bishop (d. 1326)  

1459  Conrad Celtes, German scholar (d. 1508) was born on February - 01.  

1462  Johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (d. 1516) was born on this day in history.  

1552  On February - 01 birth of edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law)  

1603  Michael Trumper, composer was born on this day in history.  

1605  On this day in history birth of isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic  

1633  Gabriel Schutz, composer was born on February - 01.  

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 February - 01 death of alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered  

1248  Hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies on this day in history.  

1294  Louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies on February - 01.  

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

1502  Olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies on this day in history.  

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

1563  On this day in history death of menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever)