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Historical Events Happened In February - 01

Thursday, 26 May 2016

1953  Dr A de Waal appointed as Netherlands first female assistant Secretary of state on this day in history.  

1953  Flooding in Netherlands, kills 1,835 on this day in history.  

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  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  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  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 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 February - 01.  

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

1958  Clinton Joseph Davisson, dies on this day in history.  

1959  On February - 01 texas Instruments requests patent of IC (Integrated Circuit)  

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

1960  4 students stage first civil rights sit-in, at Greensboro NC Woolworth on this day in history.  

1960  Extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender on February - 01.  

1961  On this day in history a full-scale test of US Minuteman ICBM is successful  

1961  British minister Enoch Powell makes medical insurance more expensive on this day in history.  

1961  On this day in history 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 February - 01.  

1963  On this day in history 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  On February - 01 beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand," first #1 hit & stays #1 for 7 weeks  

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

1964  On this day in history suriname River dammed  

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

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

1965  On February - 01 martin Luther King Jr and 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma, Alabama  

1965  On February - 01 peter Jennings, 26, becomes anchor of ABC's nightly news  

1965  On this day in history 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 February - 01 birth of walter de Stapledon, English bishop (d. 1326)  

1459  On this day in history birth of conrad Celtes, German scholar (d. 1508)  

1462  Johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (d. 1516) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 February - 01.  

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

Famous Deaths In February - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0656  On February - 01 sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25  

1204  On February - 01 death of alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered  

1248  Hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies on this day in history.  

1294  On this day in history louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies  

1328  Charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies on this day in history.  

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

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