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 This day in History - December 1
438 Historic Events for December 1
1943

Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic-gold-1964)

Birth
1944

Prokofjev's 8th Piano sonata, premieres

Event
1944

B‚la Bart•k's Concerto for orchestra, premieres

Event
1944

Mail routing resumes in free South Netherlands

Event
1945

Harvey Bartlett Gaul, composer, dies at 64

Death
1945

Bette Midler, Patterson NJ, singer/actress (Do You Want to Dance?)

Birth
1945

Ross Edwards, cricketer (Aussie middle-order bat of the 70's)

Birth
1945

John Densmore, LA, drummer (Doors-C'mon Light My Fire)

Birth
1945

CFL Grey Cup: Toronto beats Winnipeg, 35-0 at Toronto

Event
1946

Ho-Jun Li, Korea PR, rifle (Olympic-gold-1972)

Birth
1946

Gilbert O'Sullivan, Ireland, singer (Alone Again Naturally)

Birth
1946

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

Event
1947

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

Event
1947

Hardy, mathematician, dies

Death
1947

Aleister Edward S Crowley, British occultist, dies at 72

Death
1947

India cricket all out for 58 v Australia at the Gabba, Toshack 5-2

Event
1948

Arabic Congress names Abdullah of Trans Jordan, King of Palestine

Event
1948

Piet Roozenburg becomes world champion checker player

Event
1948

Sarfraz Nawaz, cricketer (successful Pakistani pace bowler 1969-84)

Birth
1949

Pablo Escobar Gaviria, Colombian drug baron

Birth
1949

WKTV TV channel 2 in Utica, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1949

WBNG TV channel 12 in Binghamton, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1950

Ernest John Moeran, British composer, dies at 55

Death
1950

Richard Keith, Lafayette La, actor (Little Ricky-I Love Lucy)

Birth
1951

Felix Petyrek, composer, dies at 59

Death