February 1 | On this Day

Year Description Category
2014 Austrian-born Swiss actor Maximilian Schell died. Death day
2012 Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska died. Death day
2012 Port Said Stadium disaster in Egypt killed 79 people. Man-Made Disaster
2003 Space Shuttle Columbia disaster over Texas/Louisiana, U.S., killed 7. Man-Made Disaster
2003 Astronaut from United States, Kalpana Chawla died. Death day
2003 Astronaut from United States, Michael Anderson died. Death day
2003 Astronaut from United States, Rick Husband died. Death day
2003 Astronaut from United States, David Brown died. Death day
2003 Astronaut from United States, Laurel Clark died. Death day
2003 Astronaut from United States, William McCool died. Death day
2003 Astronaut from Israel, Ilan Ramon died. Death day
1998 Czech tennis player Petr Korda won his first title in 1998 Australian Open. Achievement
1989 Chess grandmaster from China, Xiu Deshun was born. Birthday
1986 Swedish sociologist and politician Alva Myrdal died. Death day
1981 South African cricketer Graeme Smith was born. Birthday
1979 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Aleksandr Galkin was born. Birthday
1976 American physician George Whipple died. Death day
1976 German physicist Werner Heisenberg died. Death day
1976 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Vasily Yemelin was born. Birthday
1975 Chess grandmaster from Germany, Michael Feygin was born. Birthday
1974 188 people died in Joelma Building fire at Sao Paulo, Brazil. Man-Made Disaster
1972 Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee was born. Birthday
1971 Chess grandmaster from Germany, Robert Rabiega was born. Birthday
1971 Chess grandmaster from United States, Alex Sherzer was born. Birthday
1969 Argentine footballer Gabriel Batistuta was born. Birthday
1968 Golfer from United States, Lawson Little died. Death day
1966 American footballer Michelle Akers was born. Birthday
1964 British engineer William Howard Livens died. Death day
1963 Middle East Airlines Flight 265 and Turkish Air Force (CBK-28) aircraft incident at Ankara, Turkey, killed 104 people. Man-Made Disaster
1961 Astronaut from United States, Daniel Tani was born. Birthday
1958 American physicist Clinton Davisson died. Death day
1958 United States's first artificial satellite Explorer 1 was launched. Launch Day
1957 Indian actor Jackie Shroff was born. Birthday
1956 American inventor Joy Mangano was born. Birthday
1952 Chinese-American chemist Roger Y. Tsien was born. Birthday
1938 Magnitude 8.5 earthquake in Banda Sea, Indonesia. This is one of the largest earthquake by magnitude. Natural Disaster
1935 Astronaut from Soviet Union, Vladimir Aksyonov was born. Birthday
1922 Japanese politician Yamagata Aritomo died. Death day
1914 American biophysicist Norman Holter was born. Birthday
1907 French industrialist Leon Serpollet died. Death day
1905 Italian-American physicist Emilio G. Segrè was born. Birthday
1901 American actor Clark Gable was born. Birthday
1899 Golfer from United States, Al Watrous was born. Birthday
1894 American film director John Ford was born. Birthday
1891 Italian aeronautical engineer Corradino D'Ascanio was born. Birthday
1882 Canadian politician Louis St. Laurent was born. Birthday
1691 Pope Alexander VIII died. Death day
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