Historical Events In December - 01
Sunday, 24 October 2021
1942 On this day in history gasoline rationed in US
1943 FDR, Churchill & Stalin agree to Operation Overlord (D-Day) on December - 01.
1944 On this day in history béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres
1945 On December - 01 bette Midler actress was born this day
1945 The birth of Bette Midler, American actress and singer on this day in history.
1945 CFL Grey Cup: Toronto beats Winnipeg, 35-0 at Toronto on this day in history.
1945 Harvey Bartlett Gaul, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1946 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history wBNG TV channel 12 in Binghamton, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
1950 On December - 01 ernest John Moeran, British composer, dies at 55
1951 Golden Gate Bridge closes due to high winds on this day in history.
1951 On this day in history 17th Heisman Trophy Award: Dick Kazmaier, Princeton (HB)
1951 On this day in history felix Petyrek, composer, dies at 59
1952 On this day in history the New York Daily News reports the first successful sexual reassignment operation.
1952 Victor E Orlando, Italian premier (1917-19), dies at 92 on December - 01.
1953 Red Sox trade M McDermott & Tom Umphlett for Wash's Jackie Jensen on December - 01.
1954 Nationalist China & US sign dike agreement on December - 01.
1955 On December - 01 rosa Parks (black) arrested for refusing to move to back of the bus
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 The first remote-control railroad passenger car went into service on this day on December - 01.
1958 Central African Rep made autonomous member of Fr Comm (Nat'l Day) on this day in history.
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 December - 01.
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 this day in history.
1960 Carol Alt supermodel was born this day on December - 01.
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 December - 01 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 this day in history.