Historical Events In December - 01
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
1942 Gasoline rationed in US on December - 01.
1943 On December - 01 fDR, Churchill & Stalin agree to Operation Overlord (D-Day)
1944 Béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres on December - 01.
1945 Bette Midler actress was born this day on December - 01.
1945 On this day in history the birth of Bette Midler, American actress and singer
1945 On December - 01 cFL Grey Cup: Toronto beats Winnipeg, 35-0 at Toronto
1945 On December - 01 harvey Bartlett Gaul, composer, dies at 64
1946 Australia compile 645 v India at the Gabba (Bradman 187) on this day in history.
1947 Marine Helicopter Experimental Squadron, HMX-1, was established at MCAS Quantico,its mission was to develop techniques and tactics for the various uses of helicopters in amphibious operations on this day in history.
1947 Bradman scores 185 in the 1st Cricket Test v India at the Gabba on December - 01.
1947 Aleister Edward S Crowley, British occultist, dies at 72 on December - 01.
1948 Arabic Congress names Abdullah of Trans Jordan, King of Palestine on this day in history.
1949 On December - 01 wBNG TV channel 12 in Binghamton, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
1950 On this day in history ernest John Moeran, British composer, dies at 55
1951 Golden Gate Bridge closes due to high winds on this day in history.
1951 On December - 01 17th Heisman Trophy Award: Dick Kazmaier, Princeton (HB)
1951 Felix Petyrek, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1952 The New York Daily News reports the first successful sexual reassignment operation on this day in history.
1952 On December - 01 victor E Orlando, Italian premier (1917-19), dies at 92
1953 Red Sox trade M McDermott & Tom Umphlett for Wash's Jackie Jensen on this day in history.
1954 On this day in history nationalist China & US sign dike agreement
1955 On December - 01 rosa Parks (black) arrested for refusing to move to back of the bus
1955 On this day in history rosa Parks, a black seamstress during segragation, refuses to give her bus seat to a white man, an event that sparked the Montgomery (Alabama) bus boycott, one of the critical events in the U.S. civil rights fight.
1955 On December - 01 the first remote-control railroad passenger car went into service on this day
1958 On this day in history central African Rep made autonomous member of Fr Comm (Nat'l Day)
1958 On this day in history our Lady of Angels School burns, killing 92 students and 3 nuns (Chic)
1959 12 nations sign a treaty for scientific peaceful use of Antarctica on December - 01.
1959 The First color photograph of Earth from outer space on December - 01.
1959 Twelve countries sign a treaty to protect Antarctica, as a preserve for scientific research on December - 01.
1960 Carol Alt supermodel was born this day on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history ion Vasilescu, composer, dies at 57
1962 On December - 01 grey Cup halted by fog, resumed next day (Winnipeg 28, Hamilton 27)
1963 On this day in history nagaland becomes a state of the Indian union
1963 Wendell Scott took first place in the Grand National race in Jacksonville, Florida, becoming the first black driver ever to win a NASCAR event on December - 01.