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Historical Events In December - 01

Monday, 19 April 2021

1942  On this day in history gasoline rationed in US  

1943  On this day in history fDR, Churchill & Stalin agree to Operation Overlord (D-Day)  

1944  On this day in history béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres  

1945  On this day in history bette Midler actress was born this day  

1945  The birth of Bette Midler, American actress and singer on December - 01.  

1945  On December - 01 cFL Grey Cup: Toronto beats Winnipeg, 35-0 at Toronto  

1945  On this day in history 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  On December - 01 bradman scores 185 in the 1st Cricket Test v India at the Gabba  

1947  Aleister Edward S Crowley, British occultist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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  Ernest John Moeran, British composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1951  Golden Gate Bridge closes due to high winds on this day in history.  

1951  17th Heisman Trophy Award: Dick Kazmaier, Princeton (HB) on this day in history.  

1951  On December - 01 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 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  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 this day in history.  

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  The first remote-control railroad passenger car went into service on this day on December - 01.  

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  On December - 01 12 nations sign a treaty for scientific peaceful use of Antarctica  

1959  On December - 01 the First color photograph of Earth from outer space  

1959  Twelve countries sign a treaty to protect Antarctica, as a preserve for scientific research on December - 01.  

1960  On this day in history carol Alt supermodel was born this day  

1960  On December - 01 ion Vasilescu, composer, dies at 57  

1962  On December - 01 grey Cup halted by fog, resumed next day (Winnipeg 28, Hamilton 27)  

1963  On December - 01 nagaland becomes a state of the Indian union  

1963  On this day in history 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  On December - 01 birth of louis VI of France (d. 1137)  

1083  On this day in history birth of anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153)  

1521  Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573) was born on this day in history.  

1525  Tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600) was born on December - 01.  

1549  On December - 01 birth of johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)  

1566  On this day in history birth of philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen  

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

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

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Famous Deaths In December - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0660  Eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1135  Henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies on this day in history.  

1241  Death of Isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214) on this day in history.  

1374  Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies on December - 01.  

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  Death of Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (b. 1377) on December - 01.  

1455  Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77 on December - 01.  

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