Historical Events In February - 01
Thursday, 25 April 2019
1966 Buster Keaton, famous comic film star, dies at age 69 on this day in history.
1966 On February - 01 buster Keaton, [Joseph Francis], US comic (General), dies at 69
1967 Severe brush fires in Tasmania destroy $11 million & 60 lives on this day in history.
1967 Ernie Bromley, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1933-34), dies on this day in history.
1968 On February - 01 famous photo Saigon police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan executes a Viet Cong officer with a pistol shot to the head
1968 On February - 01 former Vice-President Richard Nixon announces candidacy for President
1968 The government halted further unification of the Canadian Armed Forces, many say it did not work on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history vince Lombardi resigns as coach of the Green Bay Packers
1968 World trade conference Unctad 2 opens in New Delhi on February - 01.
1968 Lawson Little, amateur golfer (US/Brit Opens 1934,35), dies at 57 on this day in history.
1969 Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself in concert on this day in history.
1969 US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn on this day in history.
1969 US male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood on February - 01.
1970 Stalled commuter train rammed by express in Argentina, 139 die on February - 01.
1970 West-Germany & USSR sign gas contract on February - 01.
1970 On February - 01 blaz Arnic, composer, dies at 69
1971 On February - 01 canada and China open diplomatic relations; exchange diplomats in both countries, and officially recognize each other's sovereignty
1971 On February - 01 jim A J Christy, cricket (10 Tests for S Af, 638 runs at 34 33), dies
1972 On February - 01 the calculator arrives as a scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) introduced ($395)
1972 On February - 01 wings release "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" in UK
1973 Monte Irvin elected to baseball Hall of Fame on this day in history.
1974 On February - 01 "Good Times" (spinoff from "Maude") premieres on CBS TV
1974 On February - 01 lynda Ann Healy, 1st Bundy murder victim, abducted in Seattle
1975 On this day in history "Hoppy, Gene & Me" by Roy Rogers peaks at #65
1975 "Men on the Moon" closes at Little Theater NYC after 5 performances on this day in history.
1975 Otis Francis Tabler is first open homosexual to get security clearance to work for the Defense Department on this day in history.
1975 On this day in history richard Wattis, actor (Dick & Duchess, Liberace), dies at 62
1976 On this day in history "Rich Man, Poor Man" mini-series premieres on ABC TV
1976 On this day in history sonny & Cher resume TV show, despite real-life divorce
1976 Edgar Pangborn, sci-fi author (Judgment of Eve, Davy), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1977 Heavy blizzard in New England claims 100 lives on this day in history.
1977 On February - 01 edmond [Moore] Hamilton, US, sci-fi author (Danger Planet), dies at 72
1978 On this day in history director Roman Polanski skips bail & fled to France after pleading guilty to charges of engaging in sex with a 13-year-old girl
1978 Harriet Tubman is first black woman honored on a US postage stamp on February - 01.