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 This day in History - December 1
438 Historic Events for December 1
1918

Danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence

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1918

Kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire

Birth
1919

Lady Nancy Astor sworn-in as 1st female member of British Parliament

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1919

Ike Isaacs, guitarist

Birth
1919

AA Milne's "Mr Pim Passes By," premieres in Manchester

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1919

Anne Cox Chambers, Dayton Ohio, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81)

Birth
1921

Ralph Manza, SF Calif, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart)

Birth
1921

1st US helium-filled dirigible makes 1st flight

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1921

US Post Office establishes philatelic agency

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1922

Geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix)

Birth
1922

1st skywriting over US-"Hello USA"-by Capt Turner, RAF

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1922

Polish state chief marshal Jozef Pilsudski, resigns

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1922

Paul Picerni, NYC, actor (Agent Lee Hobson-Untouchables)

Birth
1923

CFL Grey Cup: Queen's U beats Regina, 54-0 at Toronto

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1923

Stansfield Turner, CIA director

Birth
1924

George/Ira Gershwin's musical "Lady Be Good," premieres in NYC

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1924

Calles becomes president of M‚xico

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1925

Treaty of Locarno signed

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1925

Vicente Arregui Garay, composer, dies at 54

Death
1925

David Doyle, Omaha Neb, actor (John Bosley-Charlie's Angels)

Birth
1925

Jordan Klein, Miami Fla, cameraman/director (Thunderball)

Birth
1925

Jaime Mendoza-Nava, composer

Birth
1926

Robert Symonds, Bristow Okla, actor (Robert E Lee-Blue and Gray)

Birth
1926

Allyn Ann McLerie, Quebec, actress (Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds)

Birth
1926

Keith Michell, Adelaide Australia, actor (6 Wives of Henry VIII)

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