Thursday, December 1, 2016

Unique Daily History : Historical Events on 1st December


Check it out, Historical events in First December over years ago :

  • 800 - Charlemagne judges the accusations against Pope Leo III in the Vatican.
  • 1420 - Henry V of England enters Paris.
  • 1566 - Spanish king Philip II names Fernando Alvarez, duke of Alva
  • 1626 - Pasha Muhammad ibn Farukh tyrannical gov of Jerusalem, driven out
  • 1640 - Portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule
  • 1742 - Empress Elisabeth orders expulsion of all Jews from Russia
  • 1783 - Jacques Charles & Nicolas Roberts make first untethered ascension with gas hydrogen balloon in Paris
  • 1821 - Santo Domingo (Dominican Rep) proclaims independence fromSpain
  • 1835 - Hans Christian Andersen publishes his 1st book of fairy tales
  • 1852 - Telegraph company opens throughout Netherlands
  • 1878 - 1st White House telephone installed
  • 1900 - Portifiro Diaz is inaugurated for his 6th consecutive term as President of Mexico
  • 1915 - The US requests that Germany withdraw its military and naval attaches from the Embassy in Washington
  • 1918 - Danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence under Danish crown
  • 1918 - Serbian-Croatian-Slovic kingdom proclaimed in Belgrade
  • 1918 - Yugoslavia declares independence; monarchy established
  • 1919 - Lady Nancy Astor sworn-in as 1st female member of British Parliament
  • 1921 - 1st US helium-filled dirigible makes 1st flight
  • 1924 - Calles becomes president of Mexico
  • 1933 - Rudolf Hess & Earnest Rohm become a minister in Hitler government
  • 1934 - Leningrad mayor Sergey Kirov assassinated, used by Stalin as the excuse to begin the Great Purge of 1934-38.
  • 1936 - EW Brundin & FF Lyon obtain patent on soilless culture of plants
  • 1939 - SS-Fuhrer Himmler begins deportation of Polish Jews
  • 1941 - Japanese emperor Hirohito signs declaration of war    
  • 1943 - FDR, Churchill & Stalin agree to Operation Overlord (D-Day)
  • 1948 - Arabic Congress names Abdullah of Trans Jordan as King of Palestine
  • 1954 - Nationalist China & US sign dike agreement
  • 1959 - 12 nations sign treaty for scientific peaceful use of Antarctica
  • 1959 - 25th Heisman Trophy Award: Billy Cannon, LSU (HB)
  • 1959 - The 1st color photograph of Earth received from outer space
  • 1960 - Paul McCartney and Pete Best arrested then deported from Hamburg, Germany for accusation of attempted arson.
  • 1961 - The independent Republic of West Papua is proclaimed in modern-day Western New Guinea.
  • 1963 - Nagaland becomes a state of Indian union
  • 1964 - Martin Lurther King speaks to J. Edgar Hoover about his slander campaign
  • 1965 - South Africa government says children of white fathers are white
  • 1966 - Georg Kiesinger elected West German chancellor
  • 1967 - Queen Elizabeth inaugurates 98-inch (249-cm) Isaac Newton telescope
  • 1968 - Gonzalo Barrios, Venezuelan presidential candidate
  • 1970 - Luis Echeverria Alvarez sworn in as president of Mexico
  • 1970 - Independent People's Republic of South Yemen renames itself as People's Democratic Republic of Yemen
  • 1971 - Cambodian Civil War: Khmer Rouge rebels intensify assaults on Cambodian government positions, forcing their retreat from Kompong Thmar and nearby Ba Ray.
  • 1973 - Australia grants self-government to Papua New Guinea
  • 1973 - Jack Nicklaus becomes 1st golfer to earn $2M in a year
  • 1975 - Kuwait and Gulf and BP agree on terms of nationalization
  • 1976 - Angola admitted to UN
  • 1976 - Bangladesh General Ziaur Rahman declares himself president
  • 1978 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1982 - Michael Jackson releases his album "Thriller"
  • 1984 - France performs nuclear test
  • 1985 - STS 61-C vehicle moves to launch pad
  • 1988 - Benazir Bhutto named 1st female Prime Minister of a Muslim country (Pakistan)
  • 1988 - Chinese minister of Foreign affairs Qian Qichen visits Moscow
  • 1989 - USSR Pres Mikhail S Gorbachev meets Pope John Paul II at theVatican
  • 1990 - Iraq accepts Bush's offer for talks
  • 1991 - AIDS awareness day
  • 1991 - Nursultan Nazarbayev sworn in as president of Kazakhstan
  • 1991 - US 75th manned space mission "STS 44" Atlantis 10 lands
  • 1991 - Ukrainian people vote for independence
  • 1994 - Cindy Crawford & Richard Gere announce they are seperating
  • 1994 - Ernesto Zedillo innaugrated as president of Mexico
  • 1998 - Exxon announces a $73.7 billion USD deal to buy Mobil, thus creating Exxon-Mobil, the world's largest company.
  • 2008 - The US economy has been in recession since December 2007, the National Bureau of Economic Research announces today
  • 2012 - Enrique Peña Nieto sworn in as President of Mexico

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