Historical Events In February - 01
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1961 A full-scale test of US Minuteman ICBM is successful on February - 01.
1961 On this day in history british minister Enoch Powell makes medical insurance more expensive
1961 On this day in history mackay & Kline hang on for 100 minutes for cricket draw vs West Indies
1963 On February - 01 neil Young performs his first professional date at a Winnipeg country club, at age 17.
1963 Nyasaland (now Malawi) becomes self-governing under Hastings Banda on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history "Stop the World, I Want to..." closes at Shubert NYC after 556 performances
1964 On February - 01 beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand," first #1 hit & stays #1 for 7 weeks
1964 Indiana Governor Mathew Walsh tries to ban "Louie Louie" for obscenity on February - 01.
1964 Suriname River dammed on February - 01.
1965 On February - 01 dutch Queen Juliana opens Brienenoord Bridge in Rotterdam
1965 Martin Luther King Jr & 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma AL on February - 01.
1965 Martin Luther King Jr and 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma, Alabama on February - 01.
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 Buster Keaton, famous comic film star, dies at age 69 on this day in history.
1966 Buster Keaton, [Joseph Francis], US comic (General), dies at 69 on February - 01.
1967 On February - 01 severe brush fires in Tasmania destroy $11 million & 60 lives
1967 Ernie Bromley, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1933-34), dies on February - 01.
1968 On this day in history 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 On February - 01 the government halted further unification of the Canadian Armed Forces, many say it did not work
1968 On February - 01 vince Lombardi resigns as coach of the Green Bay Packers
1968 On this day in history world trade conference Unctad 2 opens in New Delhi
1968 On February - 01 lawson Little, amateur golfer (US/Brit Opens 1934,35), dies at 57
1969 Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself in concert on this day in history.
1969 On February - 01 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn
1969 US male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood on this day in history.
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 On February - 01 blaz Arnic, composer, dies at 69
1971 Canada and China open diplomatic relations; exchange diplomats in both countries, and officially recognize each other's sovereignty on this day in history.
1971 Jim A J Christy, cricket (10 Tests for S Af, 638 runs at 34 33), dies on this day in history.
1972 On February - 01 the calculator arrives as a scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) introduced ($395)
1972 On this day in history wings release "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" in UK