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Historical Events For February - 01

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

1953  On February - 01 dr A de Waal appointed as Netherlands first female assistant Secretary of state  

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

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

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

1954  Julius P Hoste, Belg minister/newspaper publisher, dies at 69 on February - 01.  

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

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

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  

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

1958  On February - 01 egypt & Syria announce plans to merge into United Arab Republic  

1958  On this day in history uS satellite (Explorer I) launched  

1958  On February - 01 clinton Joseph Davisson, dies  

1959  On this day in history texas Instruments requests patent of IC (Integrated Circuit)  

1959  US female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss on this day in history.  

1959  On February - 01 uS male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins  

1959  Madame Sul-To-Wan, [Conley], actress (Birth of a Nation), dies at 85 on February - 01.  

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

1960  On February - 01 extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender  

1961  A full-scale test of US Minuteman ICBM is successful on this day in history.  

1961  British minister Enoch Powell makes medical insurance more expensive on February - 01.  

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

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

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

1964  On February - 01 "Stop the World, I Want to..." closes at Shubert NYC after 556 performances  

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

1964  Indiana Governor Mathew Walsh tries to ban "Louie Louie" for obscenity on this day in history.  

1964  Suriname River dammed on February - 01.  

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

1965  On February - 01 martin Luther King Jr & 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma AL  

1965  Martin Luther King Jr and 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma, Alabama on February - 01.  

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

1965  On February - 01 the Hamilton River in Labrador renamed Churchill River in honour of Winston Spencer Churchill  

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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  On this day in history birth of michael Trumper, composer  

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

1633  On this day in history birth of gabriel Schutz, composer  

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

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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  On February - 01 louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies  

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  Death of Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480) on February - 01.  

1563  On February - 01 death of menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever)  

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