Historical Events In February - 01
Tuesday, 21 March 2023
1961 On February - 01 a full-scale test of US Minuteman ICBM is successful
1961 British minister Enoch Powell makes medical insurance more expensive on February - 01.
1961 On this day in history mackay & Kline hang on for 100 minutes for cricket draw vs West Indies
1963 On this day in history neil Young performs his first professional date at a Winnipeg country club, at age 17.
1963 On this day in history nyasaland (now Malawi) becomes self-governing under Hastings Banda
1964 On this day in history "Stop the World, I Want to..." closes at Shubert NYC after 556 performances
1964 Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand," first #1 hit & stays #1 for 7 weeks on February - 01.
1964 On February - 01 indiana Governor Mathew Walsh tries to ban "Louie Louie" for obscenity
1964 On this day in history suriname River dammed
1965 On this day in history dutch Queen Juliana opens Brienenoord Bridge in Rotterdam
1965 Martin Luther King Jr & 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma AL on February - 01.
1965 On this day in history martin Luther King Jr and 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma, Alabama
1965 Peter Jennings, 26, becomes anchor of ABC's nightly news on this day in history.
1965 On February - 01 the Hamilton River in Labrador renamed Churchill River in honour of Winston Spencer Churchill
1966 On February - 01 buster Keaton, famous comic film star, dies at age 69.
1966 On this day in history buster Keaton, [Joseph Francis], US comic (General), dies at 69
1967 On this day in history severe brush fires in Tasmania destroy $11 million & 60 lives
1967 Ernie Bromley, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1933-34), dies on this day in history.
1968 Famous photo Saigon police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan executes a Viet Cong officer with a pistol shot to the head on February - 01.
1968 On February - 01 former Vice-President Richard Nixon announces candidacy for President
1968 On February - 01 the government halted further unification of the Canadian Armed Forces, many say it did not work
1968 Vince Lombardi resigns as coach of the Green Bay Packers on this day in history.
1968 On February - 01 world trade conference Unctad 2 opens in New Delhi
1968 On this day in history lawson Little, amateur golfer (US/Brit Opens 1934,35), dies at 57
1969 On February - 01 jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself in concert
1969 US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn on February - 01.
1969 US male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood on February - 01.
1970 On February - 01 stalled commuter train rammed by express in Argentina, 139 die
1970 On February - 01 west-Germany & USSR sign gas contract
1970 Blaz Arnic, composer, dies at 69 on February - 01.
1971 On this day in history 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 The calculator arrives as a scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) introduced ($395) on this day in history.
1972 On this day in history wings release "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" in UK
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