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Notable Historical Events for February 1st

1965Martin Luther King Jr. & 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma Ala

2004Janet Jackson's breast is exposed during the half-time show of Super Bowl XXXVIII, resulting in US broadcasters adopting a stronger adherence to FCC censorship guidelines.

1865General Sherman's march through South Carolina begins

1923Fascists Voluntary Militia forms in Italy under Benito Mussolini

1981Duke Ellington's musical "Sophisticated Ladies," premieres in NYC

1968Former US VP Richard Nixon announces candidacy for president

1968Vince Lombardi resigns as coach of Green Bay Packers

1982"Late Night With David Letterman" debuts on NBC-TV, Bill Murray is first guest

1969Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself in concert

1893Thomas Edison complete's worlds 1st movie studio (West Orange NJ)

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Notable Birthdays on February 1st

1895John Ford, Maine, director (Stagecoach, Air Mail, Quiet Man)

1918Muriel Spark, Edinburgh Scotland, novelist (Prime of Miss Jean Brodie)

1968Lisa Marie Presley Keough Jackson, Memphis Tenn, daughter of Elvis

1902Langston Hughes, Joplin, Missouri, American poet (Weary Blues) and playwright (Mulatto)

1901Clark Gable, Cadiz Ohio, American actor (Gone With the Wind)

1882Louis St. Laurent, Compton Quebec, (L) 12th Canadian PM (1948-57)

1948Rick James (James Ambrose Johnson Jr), Buffalo New York, American funk musician

1931Boris Yeltsin, Ural Mts USSR, president of Russian SSR

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Notable Weddings on February 1st

1840Novelist Alexandre Dumas (37) weds actress Ida Ferrier

1997Retired MLB player Johnny Bench (49) weds stockbroker Elizabeth Benton

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Notable Deaths on February 1st

1851Mary Shelley, novelist (Frankenstein), dies of a brain tumour at 53

1944Piet Mondrian, abstract painter (Composition in Blue), dies at 71

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