Today in History - History - December 1st

← Nov Jan → December

All Categories | Historical Events | Famous Birthdays | Deaths | Weddings | Divorces

Hop to:
Notable Historical Events for December 1st

1835Hans Christian Andersen publishes his 1st book of fairy tales

1946Australia compile 645 v India at the Gabba (Bradman 187)

1934Leningrad mayor Sergey Kirov assassinated, used by Stalin as the excuse to begin the Great Purge of 1934-38.

1955Rosa Parks arrested for refusing to move to the back of bus and give her seat to a white passenger

1891James Naismith creates the game of basketball

1975US President Gerald Ford visits China PR

1988Benazir Bhutto named 1st female Prime Minister of a Muslim country (Pakistan)

1868John D Rockefeller begins anti oil war

1947Don Bradman scores 185 in the 1st Cricket Test v India at the Gabba

1824US House of Representatives begins to decide outcome of election deadlock between John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson (Adams wins)

December 1st Historical Events
Date Event
Notable Birthdays on December 1st

1935Woody Allen, [Allen Konigsberg], Bkln, actor (Zelig, Annie Hall)

1913Mary Martin, Weatherford Tx, actress (Peter Pan) Larry Hagman's mom

1949Pablo Escobar Gaviria, Colombian drug baron

1945Bette Midler, Honolulu, Hawaii, actress and singer (Beaches, Wind Beneath my Wings)

December 1st Birthdays
Date Event
Notable Weddings on December 1st

1990Film director John Carpenter (36) weds producer Sandy King

1982Martial artist Jackie Chan (28) weds actress Lin Feng-jiao (29) in Los Angeles

December 1st Weddings
Date Event
Notable Deaths on December 1st

1521Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italian Pope (1513-21), dies at 45

1990Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Indian diplomat and politician, dies at 90

December 1st Deaths
Date Event
Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31