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Historical Events Happened In February - 01

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

1940  On February - 01 russia begins new offensive against Finland  

1941  On February - 01 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn  

1941  US male Figure Skating championship won by Eugene Turner on February - 01.  

1942  On this day in history 2nd Norwegian government of Quisling forms  

1943  German occupiers make Vidkun Quisling Norwegian premier on this day in history.  

1943  On this day in history mussert forms pro Nazi shadow cabinet (Netherlands)  

1944  On this day in history first Japanese territory invaded at Kwajalein.  

1944  On February - 01 supreme Soviet enlarges soviet republics' autonomy  

1944  Martin Lunssens, composer, dies at 72 on February - 01.  

1945  On February - 01 uS Army arrives at Siegfriedlinie  

1945  Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1946  On this day in history norwegian statesman Trygve Lie is selected as the first secretary-general of the United Nations.  

1946  Republic of Hungary proclaimed, Zolt n Tildy as communist president on February - 01.  

1946  Hans Betghe, writer, dies at 70 on February - 01.  

1947  On February - 01 aleide de Gasperi forms Italian government of Christian-democrats & communists  

1947  Dmitri Shostakovitch named professor at conservatory of Leningrad on this day in history.  

1947  On this day in history nV United Dutch Fokker's Aircraft established  

1948  On February - 01 federation Malaysia forms from 9 sultanates  

1948  On February - 01 palestine Post building in Jerusalem bombed  

1949  On this day in history 200" (5.08-meter) Hale telescope first used  

1949  On February - 01 rCA releases first single record ever (45 rpm)  

1949  Herbert Stothart, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1950  Urko Kekkonen elected president of Finland on this day in history.  

1950  On February - 01 uSSR demands condemnation of Emperor Hirohito for war crimes  

1951  On February - 01 -50F (-46C), Gavilan NM (state record)  

1951  Alfred Krupp & 28 other German war criminals freed on February - 01.  

1951  First telecast of atomic explosion on this day in history.  

1951  The first X-ray moving picture process demonstrated on this day in history.  

1951  On this day in history uN condemns People's Republic of China as aggressor in Korea  

1951  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

1952  On February - 01 general strike against French colonial management in Tunisia  

1952  The United Arab Republic (Egypt and Syria) is formed on this day in history.  

1953  On this day in history "General Electric Theater" premieres on CBS TV; Reagan later hosts  

1953  "You Are There" with Walter Cronkite premieres on CBS television great show for it's time on February - 01.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1459  Conrad Celtes, German scholar (d. 1508) was born on this day in history.  

1462  Johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (d. 1516) was born on February - 01.  

1552  Edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law) was born on this day in history.  

1603  On this day in history birth of michael Trumper, composer  

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

1633  Gabriel Schutz, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  Sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25 on February - 01.  

1204  Death of Alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered on this day in history.  

1248  Hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies on February - 01.  

1294  Louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies on this day in history.  

1328  Charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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