Historical Events In February - 01
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
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 Lynda Ann Healy, 1st Bundy murder victim, abducted in Seattle on this day in history.
1975 On this day in history "Hoppy, Gene & Me" by Roy Rogers peaks at #65
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 On February - 01 richard Wattis, actor (Dick & Duchess, Liberace), dies at 62
1976 "Rich Man, Poor Man" mini-series premieres on ABC TV on this day in history.
1976 Sonny & Cher resume TV show, despite real-life divorce on this day in history.
1976 Edgar Pangborn, sci-fi author (Judgment of Eve, Davy), dies at 66 on February - 01.
1977 On February - 01 heavy blizzard in New England claims 100 lives
1977 On this day in history edmond [Moore] Hamilton, US, sci-fi author (Danger Planet), dies at 72
1978 On February - 01 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 this day in history.
1979 Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years in exile on this day in history.
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 On February - 01 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1979 On this day in history mort Marshall, actor (Cully-Dumplings), dies at 60
1980 On February - 01 sears Radio Theater moves from CBS to Mutual Broadcasting System
1980 Soap opera "Love of Life" ends a 28 year run on February - 01.
1980 Jack Bailey, TV host (Queen for a Day), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1981 On February - 01 australian cricket captain Greg Chappell causes furore when he orders his brother Trevor to bowl underarm to a New Zealand batsman.
1981 On February - 01 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 On this day in history trevor Chappell bowls underarm to Brian McKechnie, WSC Final MCG
1981 Donald W Douglas, US aviation pionieer/builder, dies at 88 on February - 01.
1982 On February - 01 amoco Canada and Chevron Standard Ltd. withdraw from $13.5 billion Alsands oil consortium in Alberta .
1982 Late Night With David Letterman makes its debut on NBC-TV on February - 01.
1982 Senegal & Gambia form loose confederation (Senegambia) on this day in history.
1983 On February - 01 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 On February - 01 uSSR performs underground nuclear test
1983 On February - 01 tullio Campagnolo, Italian bicycle manufacturer, dies
1984 China & Netherlands regain diplomatic relations on February - 01.