Historical Events For February - 01
Monday, 19 February 2018
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 February - 01 first TV soap opera "Secret Storm" premieres
1954 On this day in history scapino Ballet Studio in Amsterdam destroyed by fire
1954 Julius P Hoste, Belg minister/newspaper publisher, dies at 69 on February - 01.
1955 H C Hansen appointed premier of Denmark on February - 01.
1956 On February - 01 hague Daily Newspaper reveals war crimes of Hague mayor Schokking
1957 On February - 01 gijsbert of Hall appointed mayor of Amsterdam
1957 The first black pilot (PH Young) on a US scheduled passenger airline on this day in history.
1957 Friedrich von Paulus, German field marshall (Stalingrad), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1958 1959 Swiss males vote against voting rights for women on this day in history.
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 On this day in history texas Instruments requests patent of IC (Integrated Circuit)
1959 US female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss on February - 01.
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 this day in history.
1960 On February - 01 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 February - 01 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 On February - 01 nyasaland (now Malawi) becomes self-governing under Hastings Banda
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 February - 01.
1964 On February - 01 indiana Governor Mathew Walsh tries to ban "Louie Louie" for obscenity
1964 On February - 01 suriname River dammed
1965 On February - 01 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 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 this day in history.
1965 The Hamilton River in Labrador renamed Churchill River in honour of Winston Spencer Churchill on February - 01.