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Historical Events Happened In February - 01

Friday, 22 May 2015

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

1953  On February - 01 flooding in Netherlands, kills 1,835  

1954  First TV soap opera "Secret Storm" premieres on this day in history.  

1954  On this day in history scapino Ballet Studio in Amsterdam destroyed by fire  

1954  On February - 01 julius P Hoste, Belg minister/newspaper publisher, dies at 69  

1955  H C Hansen appointed premier of Denmark on February - 01.  

1956  Hague Daily Newspaper reveals war crimes of Hague mayor Schokking on February - 01.  

1957  Gijsbert of Hall appointed mayor of Amsterdam on February - 01.  

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

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

1958  On February - 01 1959 Swiss males vote against voting rights for women  

1958  Egypt & Syria announce plans to merge into United Arab Republic on February - 01.  

1958  On February - 01 uS satellite (Explorer I) launched  

1958  On February - 01 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  Madame Sul-To-Wan, [Conley], actress (Birth of a Nation), dies at 85 on February - 01.  

1960  4 students stage first civil rights sit-in, at Greensboro NC Woolworth on February - 01.  

1960  Extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender on this day in history.  

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

1961  On February - 01 british minister Enoch Powell makes medical insurance more expensive  

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

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

1963  Nyasaland (now Malawi) becomes self-governing under Hastings Banda on February - 01.  

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

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

1964  On February - 01 indiana Governor Mathew Walsh tries to ban "Louie Louie" for obscenity  

1964  Suriname River dammed on February - 01.  

1965  Dutch Queen Juliana opens Brienenoord Bridge in Rotterdam on February - 01.  

1965  Martin Luther King Jr & 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma AL on this day in history.  

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

1965  Peter Jennings, 26, becomes anchor of ABC's nightly news on this day in history.  

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  Walter de Stapledon, English bishop (d. 1326) was born on this day in history.  

1459  On February - 01 birth of conrad Celtes, German scholar (d. 1508)  

1462  On February - 01 birth of johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (d. 1516)  

1552  On February - 01 birth of edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law)  

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  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 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  Louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies on February - 01.  

1328  On this day in history charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies  

1502  On February - 01 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)