Historical Events In February - 01
Monday, 28 November 2022
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 this day in history.
1974 On February - 01 lynda Ann Healy, 1st Bundy murder victim, abducted in Seattle
1975 On February - 01 "Hoppy, Gene & Me" by Roy Rogers peaks at #65
1975 On this day in history "Men on the Moon" closes at Little Theater NYC after 5 performances
1975 On this day in history otis Francis Tabler is first open homosexual to get security clearance to work for the Defense Department
1975 On this day in history 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 On this day in history sonny & Cher resume TV show, despite real-life divorce
1976 On this day in history edgar Pangborn, sci-fi author (Judgment of Eve, Davy), dies at 66
1977 Heavy blizzard in New England claims 100 lives on this day in history.
1977 Edmond [Moore] Hamilton, US, sci-fi author (Danger Planet), dies at 72 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1978 On February - 01 harriet Tubman is first black woman honored on a US postage stamp
1979 Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years in exile on February - 01.
1979 On February - 01 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 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 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 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 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 Amoco Canada and Chevron Standard Ltd. withdraw from $13.5 billion Alsands oil consortium in Alberta on February - 01.
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 February - 01.
1983 New channels first available on cable as pay TV launched in Canada; First Choice, Superchannel and C-Channel allyou got to do is PAY on this day in history.
1983 On this day in history uSSR performs underground nuclear test
1983 On this day in history tullio Campagnolo, Italian bicycle manufacturer, dies
1984 On February - 01 china & Netherlands regain diplomatic relations