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 This day in History - February 1
526 Historic Events for February 1
1980

Jack Bailey, TV host (Queen for a Day), dies at 72

Death
1980

Sears Radio Theater moves from CBS to Mutual Broadcasting System

Event
1980

Courtney Hamilton, Miss Arizona Teen USA (1996)

Birth
1980

Soap opera "Love of Life" ends a 28 year run

Event
1981

French govt accord sends 60 Mirage fighter jets to Iraq

Event
1981

Nils Geirr Tveitt, composer, dies at 72

Death
1981

Donald W Douglas, US aviation pionieer/builder, dies at 88

Death
1981

Trevor Chappell bowls underarm to Brian McKechnie, WSC Final MCG

Event
1981

Wanda Hendrix, actress (Sierra, Ride the Pink Horse), dies

Death
1981

11th AFC-NFC pro bowl, NFC wins 21-7

Event
1981

31st NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 123-120 at Cleveland

Event
1981

Duke Ellington-musical "Sophisticated Ladies," premieres in NYC

Event
1981

Dutch Antilles census is 231,932

Event
1981

Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Whirlpool Golf Championship of Deer Creek

Event
1981

NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 21-7

Event
1981

Ernst Pepping, composer, dies at 79

Death
1982

Senegal and Gambia form loose confederation (Senegambia)

Event
1982

"Late Night With David Letterman," debuts on NBC-TV

Event
1983

Tullio Campagnolo, Italian bicycle manufacturer, dies

Death
1983

USSR performs underground nuclear test

Event
1984

Ravindara Mhatrem, Indian diplomat, kidnapped in England (killed 0203)

Event
1984

Daniel Stern becomes NBA commissioner

Event
1984

China and Netherlands regain diplomatic relations

Event
1985

-61øF (-52øC), Maybell, Colorado (state record)

Event
1985

-69øF (-56øC), Peter's Sink, Utah (state record)

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