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 This day in History - December 1
438 Historic Events for December 1
1926

Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer, dies at 83

Death
1927

Grant Beglarian, composer

Birth
1928

CFL Grey Cup: Ham Tigers beats Regina, 30-0 at Hamilton

Event
1928

Railroad museum opens in Utrecht Neth

Event
1929

Dick Shawn, Buffalo NY, actor (Producers, Maid to Order, Angel)

Birth
1929

Game of Bingo invented by Edwin S Lowe

Event
1929

Leon Biriotti, composer

Birth
1929

Emily McLaughlin, White Plains NY, actress (Jessie-General Hospital)

Birth
1929

Alan Mouncer, film director/producer

Birth
1930

NHL drops 20 minute slashing-about-the-head penalty

Event
1930

Ruth Nichols becomes 1st woman pilot to cross continent

Event
1931

Ottawa branch of Royal Mint begins operation as Royal Canadian Mint

Event
1932

Robert T Herres, Denver Colo, USAF/astronaut

Birth
1932

Amadeo Vives, composer, dies at 61

Death
1933

Rudolf Hess and Earnest R”hm become a minister in Hitler govt

Event
1934

Leningrad mayor Sergey Kirov assassinated, used by Stalin as the excuse to begin the Great Purge of 1934-38.

Event
1934

Hilly Axwijk, Suriname social worker

Birth
1934

Billy Paul, Phila, singer (Me and Mrs Jones)

Birth
1934

Sergei M Kirov, Josef Stalin's collaborator, assassinated in Leningrad

Death
1935

Lou Rawls, Chic Ill, vocalist (Dean Martin's Golddigers, Natural Man)

Birth
1935

Austria has world's 1st Day of Postage Stamp

Event
1935

Woody Allen, [Allen Konigsberg], Bkln, actor (Zelig, Annie Hall)

Birth
1935

Bernard Schmidt, inventor (Schmidt camera), dies

Death
1935

Roger Christian, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)

Birth
1936

2nd Heisman Trophy Award: Larry Kelley, Yale (E)

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