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 This day in History - February 1
526 Historic Events for February 1
1947

NV United Dutch Fokker's Aircraft established

Event
1947

Adam Ingram, British MP

Birth
1947

Terry Hibbitt, soccer star

Birth
1948

Palestine Post building in Jerusalem bombed

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1948

Federation Malaysia forms from 9 sultanates

Event
1948

Debbie Austin, LPGA golfer

Birth
1948

Jennifer Adams, superintendent (Central Royal Parks)

Birth
1949

Jimmy Lee Thorpe, Roxboro NC, PGA golfer (1985 Greater Milwaukee Open)

Birth
1949

200" (5.08-m) Hale telescope 1st used [See June 3, 1948]

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1949

Herbert Stothart, composer, dies at 63

Death
1949

RCA releases 1st single record ever (45 rpm)

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1950

USSR demands condemnation of Emperor Hirohito for war crimes

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1950

Harry Blomberg, Swedish author (Jacobs Dr”m), dies at 56

Death
1950

Urko Kekkonen elected president of Finland

Event
1951

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1951

UN condemns People's Republic of China as aggressor in Korea

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1951

Alfred Krupp and 28 other German war criminals freed

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1951

1st telecast of atomic explosion

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1951

1st X-ray moving picture process demonstrated

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1951

-50øF (-46øC), Gavilan, New Mexico (state record)

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1951

Andrew Smith, British MP

Birth
1952

General strike against French colonial management in Tunisia

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1952

Rick James, [James Johnson], rock/soul/funk vocalist (Super Freak)

Birth
1952

SN Behrman's "Jane," premieres in NYC

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1953

C A Barnett, headmaster (Whitgift School)

Birth