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Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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

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

1954  On February - 01 first TV soap opera "Secret Storm" premieres  

1954  Scapino Ballet Studio in Amsterdam destroyed by fire on February - 01.  

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

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 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 this day in history clinton Joseph Davisson, dies  

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

1959  On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss  

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 this day in history.  

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

1960  On this day in history extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender  

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

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

1961  On this day in history mackay & Kline hang on for 100 minutes for cricket draw vs West Indies  

1963  On February - 01 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 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 this day in history indiana Governor Mathew Walsh tries to ban "Louie Louie" for obscenity  

1964  Suriname River dammed on this day in history.  

1965  On this day in history dutch Queen Juliana opens Brienenoord Bridge in Rotterdam  

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 February - 01.  

1965  The Hamilton River in Labrador renamed Churchill River in honour of Winston Spencer Churchill on February - 01.  

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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  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 this day in history.  

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

1605  On February - 01 birth of isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic  

1633  Gabriel Schutz, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  Sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25 on February - 01.  

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 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  Death of Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever) on February - 01.