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Historical Events In December - 01

Friday, 21 January 2022

1942  On this day in history gasoline rationed in US  

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

1944  On December - 01 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  CFL Grey Cup: Toronto beats Winnipeg, 35-0 at Toronto on this day in history.  

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 December - 01.  

1947  On this day in history 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  Bradman scores 185 in the 1st Cricket Test v India at the Gabba on December - 01.  

1947  On December - 01 aleister Edward S Crowley, British occultist, dies at 72  

1948  On this day in history arabic Congress names Abdullah of Trans Jordan, King of Palestine  

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 December - 01.  

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

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

1953  Red Sox trade M McDermott & Tom Umphlett for Wash's Jackie Jensen on December - 01.  

1954  On December - 01 nationalist China & US sign dike agreement  

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

1955  On December - 01 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 this day in history the first remote-control railroad passenger car went into service on this day  

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

1958  Our Lady of Angels School burns, killing 92 students and 3 nuns (Chic) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1962  Grey Cup halted by fog, resumed next day (Winnipeg 28, Hamilton 27) on December - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On December - 01 birth of tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600)  

1549  On this day in history birth of johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)  

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

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

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

1377  On this day in history death of king Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316)  

1417  Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

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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