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
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