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Historical Events Happened In February - 01

Saturday, 06 February 2016

1940  On February - 01 russia begins new offensive against Finland  

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

1941  On February - 01 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Eugene Turner  

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

1943  German occupiers make Vidkun Quisling Norwegian premier on February - 01.  

1943  On February - 01 mussert forms pro Nazi shadow cabinet (Netherlands)  

1944  First Japanese territory invaded at Kwajalein on this day in history.  

1944  Supreme Soviet enlarges soviet republics' autonomy on February - 01.  

1944  Martin Lunssens, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1945  On February - 01 uS Army arrives at Siegfriedlinie  

1945  Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens), dies at 72 on February - 01.  

1946  On February - 01 norwegian statesman Trygve Lie is selected as the first secretary-general of the United Nations.  

1946  On this day in history republic of Hungary proclaimed, Zolt n Tildy as communist president  

1946  On February - 01 hans Betghe, writer, dies at 70  

1947  On this day in history aleide de Gasperi forms Italian government of Christian-democrats & communists  

1947  On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch named professor at conservatory of Leningrad  

1947  NV United Dutch Fokker's Aircraft established on this day in history.  

1948  On this day in history federation Malaysia forms from 9 sultanates  

1948  On this day in history palestine Post building in Jerusalem bombed  

1949  On February - 01 200" (5.08-meter) Hale telescope first used  

1949  RCA releases first single record ever (45 rpm) on this day in history.  

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

1950  Urko Kekkonen elected president of Finland on February - 01.  

1950  USSR demands condemnation of Emperor Hirohito for war crimes on this day in history.  

1951  -50F (-46C), Gavilan NM (state record) on this day in history.  

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

1951  On February - 01 first telecast of atomic explosion  

1951  On this day in history the first X-ray moving picture process demonstrated  

1951  UN condemns People's Republic of China as aggressor in Korea on February - 01.  

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

1952  General strike against French colonial management in Tunisia on February - 01.  

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

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

1953  "You Are There" with Walter Cronkite premieres on CBS television great show for it's time on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1261  On this day in history birth of walter de Stapledon, English bishop (d. 1326)  

1459  On this day in history birth of conrad Celtes, German scholar (d. 1508)  

1462  On this day in history birth of johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (d. 1516)  

1552  On this day in history birth of edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law)  

1603  Michael Trumper, composer was born on February - 01.  

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

1633  On February - 01 birth of gabriel Schutz, composer  

1635  On February - 01 birth of marquard Gude, German archaeologist (d. 1689)  

Famous Deaths In February - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0656  On this day in history sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25  

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

1248  On February - 01 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  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 this day in history.  

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