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Historical Events Happened In February - 01

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1953  Dr A de Waal appointed as Netherlands first female assistant Secretary of state on February - 01.  

1953  Flooding in Netherlands, kills 1,835 on February - 01.  

1954  On this day in history first TV soap opera "Secret Storm" premieres  

1954  On February - 01 scapino Ballet Studio in Amsterdam destroyed by fire  

1954  Julius P Hoste, Belg minister/newspaper publisher, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1955  On February - 01 h C Hansen appointed premier of Denmark  

1956  On February - 01 hague Daily Newspaper reveals war crimes of Hague mayor Schokking  

1957  Gijsbert of Hall appointed mayor of Amsterdam on this day in history.  

1957  The first black pilot (PH Young) on a US scheduled passenger airline on February - 01.  

1957  Friedrich von Paulus, German field marshall (Stalingrad), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1958  On this day in history 1959 Swiss males vote against voting rights for women  

1958  Egypt & Syria announce plans to merge into United Arab Republic on this day in history.  

1958  US satellite (Explorer I) launched on this day in history.  

1958  On this day in history clinton Joseph Davisson, dies  

1959  Texas Instruments requests patent of IC (Integrated Circuit) on this day in history.  

1959  On February - 01 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss  

1959  US male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins on this day in history.  

1959  On this day in history madame Sul-To-Wan, [Conley], actress (Birth of a Nation), dies at 85  

1960  On this day in history 4 students stage first civil rights sit-in, at Greensboro NC Woolworth  

1960  Extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender on February - 01.  

1961  On February - 01 a full-scale test of US Minuteman ICBM is successful  

1961  On this day in history british minister Enoch Powell makes medical insurance more expensive  

1961  On February - 01 mackay & Kline hang on for 100 minutes for cricket draw vs West Indies  

1963  On this day in history neil Young performs his first professional date at a Winnipeg country club, at age 17.  

1963  On February - 01 nyasaland (now Malawi) becomes self-governing under Hastings Banda  

1964  On this day in history "Stop the World, I Want to..." closes at Shubert NYC after 556 performances  

1964  On February - 01 beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand," first #1 hit & stays #1 for 7 weeks  

1964  On this day in history indiana Governor Mathew Walsh tries to ban "Louie Louie" for obscenity  

1964  On this day in history suriname River dammed  

1965  Dutch Queen Juliana opens Brienenoord Bridge in Rotterdam on this day in history.  

1965  Martin Luther King Jr & 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma AL on February - 01.  

1965  On February - 01 martin Luther King Jr and 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma, Alabama  

1965  Peter Jennings, 26, becomes anchor of ABC's nightly news on February - 01.  

1965  The Hamilton River in Labrador renamed Churchill River in honour of Winston Spencer Churchill on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

1204  Death of Alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered on February - 01.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1563  Death of Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever) on this day in history.