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Historical Events In December - 01

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1942  On this day in history gasoline rationed in US  

1943  On December - 01 fDR, Churchill & Stalin agree to Operation Overlord (D-Day)  

1944  Béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres on this day in history.  

1945  On December - 01 bette Midler actress was born this day  

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  Harvey Bartlett Gaul, composer, dies at 64 on December - 01.  

1946  On December - 01 australia compile 645 v India at the Gabba (Bradman 187)  

1947  On December - 01 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.  

1947  On this day in history bradman scores 185 in the 1st Cricket Test v India at the Gabba  

1947  On this day in history aleister Edward S Crowley, British occultist, dies at 72  

1948  Arabic Congress names Abdullah of Trans Jordan, King of Palestine on this day in history.  

1949  WBNG TV channel 12 in Binghamton, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting on December - 01.  

1950  On December - 01 ernest John Moeran, British composer, dies at 55  

1951  Golden Gate Bridge closes due to high winds on December - 01.  

1951  17th Heisman Trophy Award: Dick Kazmaier, Princeton (HB) on December - 01.  

1951  On this day in history felix Petyrek, composer, dies at 59  

1952  The New York Daily News reports the first successful sexual reassignment operation on this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history victor E Orlando, Italian premier (1917-19), dies at 92  

1953  On December - 01 red Sox trade M McDermott & Tom Umphlett for Wash's Jackie Jensen  

1954  Nationalist China & US sign dike agreement on this day in history.  

1955  Rosa Parks (black) arrested for refusing to move to back of the bus on December - 01.  

1955  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 on this day in history.  

1955  The first remote-control railroad passenger car went into service on this day on this day in history.  

1958  On December - 01 central African Rep made autonomous member of Fr Comm (Nat'l Day)  

1958  On December - 01 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 this day in history.  

1959  The First color photograph of Earth from outer space on this day in history.  

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 December - 01.  

1960  On this day in history ion Vasilescu, composer, dies at 57  

1962  Grey Cup halted by fog, resumed next day (Winnipeg 28, Hamilton 27) on this day in history.  

1963  Nagaland becomes a state of the Indian union on this day in history.  

1963  On December - 01 wendell Scott took first place in the Grand National race in Jacksonville, Florida, becoming the first black driver ever to win a NASCAR event.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1081  Louis VI of France (d. 1137) was born on this day in history.  

1083  On December - 01 birth of anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153)  

1521  On December - 01 birth of takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573)  

1525  On this day in history birth of tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600)  

1549  Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC) was born on this day in history.  

1566  On December - 01 birth of philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen  

1573  Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile was born on this day in history.  

1580  Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637) was born on this day in history.  


Famous Deaths In December - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0660  On December - 01 eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies  

1135  On this day in history henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies  

1241  Death of Isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214) on December - 01.  

1374  Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies on this day in history.  

1377  Death of King Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316) on December - 01.  

1417  On this day in history walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies  

1433  On December - 01 death of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (b. 1377)  

1455  On December - 01 lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77  

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