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Historical Events Happened In February - 01

Thursday, 17 April 2014

1953  On this day in history dr A de Waal appointed as Netherlands first female assistant Secretary of state  

1953  On this day in history flooding in Netherlands, kills 1,835  

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

1954  Scapino Ballet Studio in Amsterdam destroyed by fire on this day in history.  

1954  On this day in history julius P Hoste, Belg minister/newspaper publisher, dies at 69  

1955  H C Hansen appointed premier of Denmark on this day in history.  

1956  Hague Daily Newspaper reveals war crimes of Hague mayor Schokking on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1957  On this day in history friedrich von Paulus, German field marshall (Stalingrad), dies at 66  

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  US female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss on this day in history.  

1959  On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins  

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  On this day in history extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender  

1961  On this day in history a full-scale test of US Minuteman ICBM is successful  

1961  British minister Enoch Powell makes medical insurance more expensive on this day in history.  

1961  On this day in history 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  Nyasaland (now Malawi) becomes self-governing under Hastings Banda on this day in history.  

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

1964  Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand," first #1 hit & stays #1 for 7 weeks on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history dutch Queen Juliana opens Brienenoord Bridge in Rotterdam  

1965  On this day in history martin Luther King Jr & 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma AL  

1965  Martin Luther King Jr and 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma, Alabama on this day in history.  

1965  On this day in history peter Jennings, 26, becomes anchor of ABC's nightly news  

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

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

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

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

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

1605  Isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1248  On this day in history hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies  

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

1328  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)  

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