This day in history - December 1

This day in history - December 1.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, December 1, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on December 1 were associated with events relating to the Knighting of Francis Walsingham, Sinking of the Fredensborg, Affirmation of the Need to End Slavery, Foundation of the Southern States' First Historically Black University, First Female Member of the UK Parliament To Take Her Seat, First Boston Bruins NHL Game, Final Approval for Japan to Commence War with the United States, New York Daily News Feature on Sex Reassignment, Our Lady of the Angels School Fire and Deportation from Hamburg of Paul McCartney and Pete Best. Many famous people were associated with these momentous events including Francis Walsingham, Elizabeth I, Leif Svalesen, espen Kionigs, Abraham Lincoln, Henry Martin Tupper, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Charles Adams, Hirohito, Christine Jorgensen, Frances Guzaldo, Sister Mary St. Canice and Paul McCartney, Pete Best.

Knighting of Francis Walsingham - December 1, 1577: On this day in history, December 1, 1577, important events took place today in London, England, in respect of the Knighting of Francis Walsingham. Sir Francis Walsingham was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I on December 1, 1577. Walsingham, was Elizabeth's Principal Secretary and also ran her intelligence. He was also responsible for trapping Mary Queen of Scots. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 1, 1577 were Francis Walsingham, Elizabeth I. Facts on this day in History December 1: Events on this day in history: Knighting of Francis Walsingham *** Date: December 1, 1577 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

Sinking of the Fredensborg - December 1, 1768: On this day in history, December 1, 1768, significant events took place today in Arendal, Norway, respecting the Sinking of the Fredensborg. In September 1974, the wreck of the Danish ship Fredensborg was found by Leif Svaleson and two colleagues. The ship was built around 1752 in Copenhagen, named Cron Prindz Christian and used as a slave ship. After being sold to another Danish company, she was renamed Fredensborg and was sunk in a storm off Tromoy, Arendal, on December 1, 1768. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 1, 1768 were Leif Svalesen, espen Kionigs. Facts on this day in History December 1: Events on this day in history: Sinking of the Fredensborg *** Date: December 1, 1768 *** Place: Arendal, Norway *** Category: General Interest *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Affirmation of the Need to End Slavery - December 1, 1862: On this day in history, December 1, 1862, significant events took place today in Washington D.C., USA, respecting the Affirmation of the Need to End Slavery. Abraham Lincoln gave his 1862 State of the Union Address on December 1, 1862. During this speech he reiterated the necessity to bring slavery to an end. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 1, 1862 were Abraham Lincoln. Facts on this day in History December 1: Events on this day in history: Affirmation of the Need to End Slavery *** Date: December 1, 1862 *** Place: Washington D.C., USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Foundation of the Southern States' First Historically Black University - December 1, 1865: On this day in history, December 1, 1865, critical events took place today in North Carolina, USA, regarding the Foundation of the Southern States' First Historically Black University. The Raleigh Institute was founded in Raleigh, North Caroilna on December 1, 1865, by Henry Martin Tupper. The Institute, now called the Shaw University, was the first historically black university in the Southern United States. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 1, 1865 were Henry Martin Tupper. Facts on this day in History December 1: Events on this day in history: Foundation of the Southern States' First Historically Black University *** Date: December 1, 1865 *** Place: North Carolina, USA *** Category: Education *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First Female Member of the UK Parliament To Take Her Seat - December 1, 1919: On this day in history, December 1, 1919, significant events took place today in London, England, respecting the First Female Member of the UK Parliament To Take Her Seat. American Nancy Astor, wife of Waldorf Astor, was elected to parliament when her husband vacated the seat of Plymouth Sutton and she stood for it. Having been elected on November 28, 1913, Nancy Astor took her seat on December 1, 1913. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 1, 1919 were Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor. Facts on this day in History December 1: Events on this day in history: First Female Member of the UK Parliament To Take Her Seat *** Date: December 1, 1919 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Boston Bruins NHL Game - December 1, 1924: On this day in history, December 1, 1924, significant events took place today in Massachusetts, USA, respecting the First Boston Bruins NHL Game. American businessman Charles Adams persuaded the National Hockey League (NHL) to grant him a franchise in Boston, allowing him to form the first American based NHL team, the Boston Bruins. The Bruins played their first NHL game against the Montreal Maroons in the Boston Arena (now Matthews Arena) on December 1, 1924, which the Bruins won 2-1. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 1, 1924 were Charles Adams. Facts on this day in History December 1: Events on this day in history: First Boston Bruins NHL Game *** Date: December 1, 1924 *** Place: Massachusetts, USA *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Final Approval for Japan to Commence War with the United States - December 1, 1941: On this day in history, December 1, 1941, significant events took place today in Japan, respecting the Final Approval for Japan to Commence War with the United States. Final approval to begin war with the United States, United Kindom and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, was given by the Japanese Emperor Hirohito during an Imperial Conference in Japan on December 1, 1941. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 1, 1941 were Hirohito. Facts on this day in History December 1: Events on this day in history: Final Approval for Japan to Commence War with the United States *** Date: December 1, 1941 *** Place: Japan *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

New York Daily News Feature on Sex Reassignment - December 1, 1952: On this day in history, December 1, 1952, crucial events took place today in New York, USA, relating to the New York Daily News Feature on Sex Reassignment. The New York Daily News published a front page story concerning an American GI becoming a blonde beauty. This story on sex reassignment concerned George William Jorgensen Jr. Who had undergone sex change surgery in Copenhagen, Denmark, and was now known as Christine Jorgensen. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 1, 1952 were Christine Jorgensen. Facts on this day in History December 1: Events on this day in history: New York Daily News Feature on Sex Reassignment *** Date: December 1, 1952 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: General Interest *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Our Lady of the Angels School Fire - December 1, 1958: On this day in history, December 1, 1958, crucial events took place today in Illinois, USA, relating to the Our Lady of the Angels School Fire. A fire broke out in the basement of Our Lady of the Angels School in Chicago on December 1, 1958. Starting as a small fire in a cardboard trash container near a stairwell, the fire quickly spread killing 92 students and 3 nuns. Among the dead were Frances Guzaldo and Sister Mary St. Canice. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 1, 1958 were Frances Guzaldo, Sister Mary St. Canice. Facts on this day in History December 1: Events on this day in history: Our Lady of the Angels School Fire *** Date: December 1, 1958 *** Place: Illinois, USA *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Deportation from Hamburg of Paul McCartney and Pete Best - December 1, 1960: On this day in history, December 1, 1960, momentous events took place today in Hamburg, Germany, with regard to the Deportation from Hamburg of Paul McCartney and Pete Best. Paul McCartney and Pete Best were deported from Hamburg, Germany on suspicion of Arson. The pair pinned condoms on a wall and set fire to them while working in Hamburg with the Beatles. There was no damage, other than a mark on a stone wall. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 1, 1960 were Paul McCartney, Pete Best. Facts on this day in History December 1: Events on this day in history: Deportation from Hamburg of Paul McCartney and Pete Best *** Date: December 1, 1960 *** Place: Hamburg, Germany *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

December 1

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