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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.  

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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 December - 01.  

1083  Anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153) was born on this day in history.  

1521  On this day in history birth of takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573)  

1525  Tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600) was born on this day in history.  

1549  Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC) was born on December - 01.  

1566  Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen was born on December - 01.  

1573  Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile was born on December - 01.  

1580  On December - 01 birth of nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637)  


Famous Deaths In December - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0660  Eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies on December - 01.  

1135  Henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies on December - 01.  

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

1374  On December - 01 magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies  

1377  Death of King Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316) on this day in history.  

1417  On December - 01 walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies  

1433  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (b. 1377)  

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

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