Historical Events Happened In February - 01
Sunday, 21 December 2014
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.