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Historical Events Happened In February - 01

Thursday, 26 May 2016

1940  Russia begins new offensive against Finland on this day in history.  

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 February - 01 2nd Norwegian government of Quisling forms  

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

1943  Mussert forms pro Nazi shadow cabinet (Netherlands) on this day in history.  

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

1944  Supreme Soviet enlarges soviet republics' autonomy on this day in history.  

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

1945  US Army arrives at Siegfriedlinie on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens), dies at 72  

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  On this day in history hans Betghe, writer, dies at 70  

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

1947  On February - 01 dmitri Shostakovitch named professor at conservatory of Leningrad  

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

1948  Federation Malaysia forms from 9 sultanates on this day in history.  

1948  Palestine Post building in Jerusalem bombed on this day in history.  

1949  On February - 01 200" (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  On February - 01 urko Kekkonen elected president of Finland  

1950  On this day in history uSSR demands condemnation of Emperor Hirohito for war crimes  

1951  On this day in history -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  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  On February - 01 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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 February - 01 "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 this day in history.  

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

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  Isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic was born on February - 01.  

1633  On February - 01 birth of gabriel Schutz, composer  

1635  Marquard Gude, German archaeologist (d. 1689) was born on February - 01.  

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

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

1328  On February - 01 charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies  

1502  On this day in history 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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