Historical Events In February - 01
Friday, 15 January 2021
1973 Monte Irvin elected to baseball Hall of Fame on this day in history.
1974 "Good Times" (spinoff from "Maude") premieres on CBS TV on February - 01.
1974 On this day in history lynda Ann Healy, 1st Bundy murder victim, abducted in Seattle
1975 "Hoppy, Gene & Me" by Roy Rogers peaks at #65 on this day in history.
1975 On February - 01 "Men on the Moon" closes at Little Theater NYC after 5 performances
1975 On February - 01 otis Francis Tabler is first open homosexual to get security clearance to work for the Defense Department
1975 Richard Wattis, actor (Dick & Duchess, Liberace), dies at 62 on February - 01.
1976 "Rich Man, Poor Man" mini-series premieres on ABC TV on this day in history.
1976 On February - 01 sonny & Cher resume TV show, despite real-life divorce
1976 Edgar Pangborn, sci-fi author (Judgment of Eve, Davy), dies at 66 on February - 01.
1977 On this day in history heavy blizzard in New England claims 100 lives
1977 On February - 01 edmond [Moore] Hamilton, US, sci-fi author (Danger Planet), dies at 72
1978 Director Roman Polanski skips bail & fled to France after pleading guilty to charges of engaging in sex with a 13-year-old girl on February - 01.
1978 On February - 01 harriet Tubman is first black woman honored on a US postage stamp
1979 On this day in history ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years in exile.
1979 On this day in history newspaper heiress Patty Hearst leaves federal prison when her sentence for bank robbery is commuted by President Jimmy Carter.
1979 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
1979 Mort Marshall, actor (Cully-Dumplings), dies at 60 on February - 01.
1980 On February - 01 sears Radio Theater moves from CBS to Mutual Broadcasting System
1980 On this day in history soap opera "Love of Life" ends a 28 year run
1980 On this day in history jack Bailey, TV host (Queen for a Day), dies at 72
1981 Australian cricket captain Greg Chappell causes furore when he orders his brother Trevor to bowl underarm to a New Zealand batsman on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history duke Ellington-musical "Sophisticated Ladies," premieres in New York NY
1981 On February - 01 dutch Antilles census is 231,932
1981 French government accord sends 60 Mirage fighter jets to Iraq on this day in history.
1981 Trevor Chappell bowls underarm to Brian McKechnie, WSC Final MCG on February - 01.
1981 On February - 01 donald W Douglas, US aviation pionieer/builder, dies at 88
1982 Amoco Canada and Chevron Standard Ltd. withdraw from $13.5 billion Alsands oil consortium in Alberta on this day in history.
1982 On this day in history late Night With David Letterman makes its debut on NBC-TV.
1982 Senegal & Gambia form loose confederation (Senegambia) on this day in history.
1983 On this day in history new channels first available on cable as pay TV launched in Canada; First Choice, Superchannel and C-Channel allyou got to do is PAY
1983 USSR performs underground nuclear test on February - 01.
1983 Tullio Campagnolo, Italian bicycle manufacturer, dies on this day in history.
1984 China & Netherlands regain diplomatic relations on this day in history.