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Famous Events For December 1

Famous Events For December 1 – Today In History

What Happened on December 1 in World History?

Early Centuries – December 1 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. December 1, 0772 – Election of Hadrian I as Pope Adrian
2. December 1, 0800 – The Roman Emperor adjudicates the allegations against Pope Leo II in the Vatican
3. December 1, 1167 – establishment of Lombardi League out of Northern Italian towns
4. December 1, 1420 – Henry V of England arrives in Paris
5. December 1, 1566 – Fernando Alvarez nominated as Duke of Alva by Spanish king Philip II
6. December 1, 1626 – Pasha Muhammad ibn Farukh cruel gov of Jerusalem forced to leave the country

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7. December 1, 1640 – Sixty years of Spanish administration in Portugal comes to an end after the declaration of freedom to Portugal
8. December 1, 1641 – constitutional identification by Massachusetts to oppression
9. December 1, 1653 – It is recounted that an Athlete from Croydon ran 20 miles from St Albans to London in than 90 minutes
10. December 1, 1656 – Help assured by Germany against Sweden

18th Century – What Happened on December 1 – The 1700s

11. December 1, 1708 group of friendly nations captured Brussels
12. December 1, 1742 – All Jews in Russia ordered to be driven out by the Empress Elisabeth
13. December 1, 1750 – Manual training courses are taught in the school in Maryland, America
14. December 1, 1768 – a slip with slaves on board of ship Frredensborg submerged off Tromoy in Norway
15. December 1, 1783 – first hydrogen balloon flight by Jacques Charles and Nicolas Roberts in Paris

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19th Century – December 1 This Day That Year – The 1800s

16. December 1, 1821 – freedom granted to Santo Domingo (Dominican Rep) from Spain
17. December 1, 1822 – Dom Pedro was sworn in as king of Brazil
18. December 1, 1822 – premiere of Isabella Colbran by eleven-year-old Franz Liszt
19. December 1, 1824 – The election impasse between John Quincy and Andrew Jackson was resolved by the US House of Representatives and the decision was in favor of John Quincy Adams
20. December 1, 1831 -cold weather forces the closure of Erie Canal for one month
21. December 1, 1852 – telegraph inaugurated throughout the Netherlands
22. December 1, 1864 – Gen. Stoneman arrived in Knoxville, TN, and rode to Saltville, VA
23. December 1, 1864 – battle at Millen Brutal, Georgia
24. December 1, 1868 – Oil Magnate John D. Rockefeller’s battle against oil war
25. December 1, 1878 – White House gets its first telephone
26. December 1, 1884 – Elfego Baca, deputy chief of New Mexico detains a group of 80 Texan cowboys who tried to assassinate him near Frisco
27. December 1, 1884 – The paintings of Georges Seurat – “Bathers at Asnieres” were exhibited at the first display held by the Society of Independent Artists in Polychrome Pavilion in Paris
28. December 1, 1887 – the first appearance of Sherlock Holmes was in “Study in Scarlet”
29. December 1, 1887 – The agreement between China and Portuguese endorses Portugal’s power over Macao
30. December 1, 1896 – the first batch of chartered accountants received their credentials in New York

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day December 1 – The 1900s

31. December 1, 1900 – Paul Kruger, South African President of Transvaal in exile arrives in Flanders. A visit from the German Kaiser was not approved on the same day
32. December 1, 1900 – sixth successive tenure for Portifiro Diaz as President of Mexico
33. December 1, 1903 – announcement of the first Western movie, “The Great Train Robbery”
34. December 1, 1906 – The world’s first movie theater, Cinema Omnia Pathe inaugurated in Paris
35. December 1, 1906 – Wilhelm Voigt, Shoemaker in Germany was awarded 4 year jail term for forgery and impersonation as a Prussian officer
36. December 1, 1909 – Carlisle Trust Co., PA received the first payment from the Christmas Club
37. December 1, 1909 – the founding of the Israeli kibbutz, Deganya Alef, a collective community
38. December 1, 1912 – James Gaffney, licensee of Boston Braves purchases the Alliston Golf Club on Commonwealth Avenue, Boston with an idea to make it a ballpark; inauguration of Braves Field started on March 20, 1915
39. December 1, 1913 – the inauguration of 1st drive-in gasoline station in Pittsburgh
40. December 1, 1913 – inauguration of the first moving assembly line for the Model T Ford by Ford Motor Company – a first in the world
41. December 1, Greece hoists its flag formally at Firka Fortress, Chania Crete signifying the union of Crete and Greece
42. December 1, 1915 – appeal by the US to Germany to vacate its defense attaches from the consulate in Washington
43. December 1, 1916 – Civil war in Greece
44. December 1, 1917 – Father Edward Flanagan established the Boys Town west of Omaha, Nebraska
45. December 1, 1918 – grant of freedom to Iceland by an Act of the Danish parliament under the Danish crown

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46. December 1, 1918 – The formation of the kingdom of Serbian-Croatian-Slovic in Belgrade announced
47. December 1, 1918 – Yugoslavia announces freedom; an empire recognized
48. December 1, 1919 – debut show of “Mr. Pim Passes By” by AA Milne in Manchester
49. December 1, 1919 – the first female member of the British Parliament, Lady Nancy Astor, takes oath
50. December 1, 1921 – The first US airship, filled with helium takes off
51. December 1, 1921 – the founding of an agency for the collection of postal stamps in the US
52. December 1, 1922 – Capt. Turner of RAF sky writes a phrase over the US “Hello USA”
53. December 1, 1922 – Jozef Pilsudski steps down as Chief Marshal of the Polish state
54. December 1, 1923 – Queen’s University defeats Regina Rugby Club, 54-0 to continue the Grey Cup title at Varsity Stadium, Toronto; this is the Grey Cup biggest difference in goal scoring
55. December 1, 1924 – swearing in of Plutarco Elias Calles as President of Mexico
56. December 1, 1924 – debut performance of the musical “Lady Be Good” by George & Ira Gershwin in NYC

57. December 1, 1924 – first print of “La Revolution surrealist” edited by Andre Breton in Paris
58. December 1, 1924 – The first NHL play in the US; The Boston Bruins defeated the Montreal Maroons, 2-1 at Boston Arena
59. December 1, 1925 – agreement for peace between Germany, France, Italy, Belgium and Great Britain signed in Locarno
60. December 1, 1928 – an exhibition on Rail inaugurated in Utrecht Neth
61. December 1, 1928 – The President of the National League recommends a change in the baseball rules calling for a 10th player (designated hitter) to play in place of the pitcher. Though the NL approved the proposal, the American League vetoed it
62. December 1, 1928 – Hamilton Tigers defeat with a 30-0 shutout of Regina to achieve their 3rd Cup at the CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton.
63. December 1, 1929 – Edwin S Lowe formulated rules for the Game of Bingo
64. December 1, 1930 – The penalty for swinging the hockey stick about the head of the opponent player is withdrawn by the NHL
65. December 1, 1931 – printing of currency by the Royal Mint at Ottawa unit as Royal Canadian Mint started
66. December 1, 1933 – Hitler appoints Rudolf Hess and Ernest Rohm as ministers in his administration
67. December 1, 1934 – The mayor of Leningrad Sergey Kirov was murdered and Stalin used this as a pretext to revamp his party during 1934-38 viz., Great Purge of 1934-38
68. December 1, 1934 – Toronto Maple Leafs defeat St. Louis Eagles, 4-3 to achieve the best by winning many games with a beginning 8 for the term; Leafs repeated this feat 59 years later; 10 successive wins in 1993-94 term

69. December 1, 1935 – Austria possesses the world’s first Da postal stamps
70. December 1, 1936 – Larry Kelley, Yale awarded the 2nd Heisman Trophy Award
71. December 1, 1936 – cables having the same geometric axis(coaxial) was experimented by Bell Labs for TV use
72. December 1, 1936 – copyright granted to EW Brundin & FF Lyon for their work on culturing plants without the soil
73. December 1, 1937 – Franco administration in Spain accepted by Japan
74. December 1, 1938 – accident involving a school bus and training in Salt Lake City Utah
75. December 1, 1939 – order by SS-Fuhrer Himmler to expel the Jews from Poland
76. December 1, 1940 – Chicago Blackhawks defeat NY Rangers, 4-1; in this play, four groups of brothers play in the game – (1) Lynn & Muzz Paartick, (2) Neil & Mac Colville (Rangers), (3) Max & Doug Bentley and (4) Bob & Bill Carse (Chicago)
77. December 1, 1941 – ss Devonshire, a British vessel destroys a German sub Python
78. December 1, 1941 – Japanese King, Hirohito declares war on the US and Great Britain
79. December 1, 1941 – establishment of Civil Air Patrol in the US
80. December 1, 1942 – controlled use of gas in US
81. December 1, 1942 – The British government proposes, through the Beveridge Report, plans for a post-war welfare state
82. December 1, 1942 – limits imposed on the number of travels during WWII, MLB cuts down the number of usual travel trips to 3 from 4; preparation during Spring time limited in 1943 to places north of Potomac or Ohio rivers and east of Mississippi
83. December 1, 1943 – Attack on Germans in Western Europe planned by FDR, Churchill, and Stalin code-named “Operation Overlord”
84. December 1, 1944 – the debut of Bela Bartok’s symphony

85. December 1, 1944 – Messages received from users are directed to the correct destination (mail routing) restarted in free South Netherlands
86. December 1, 1944 – debut performance of 8th Piano Symphony by Prokofiev
87. December 1, 1945 – Toronto Argonauts shutout Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 35-0 to achieve their 6th championship at CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto
88. December 1, 1947 – In the first cricket match between two countries, Australia defeats India for 58 runs in Brisbane: speed bowler Ernie Toshack dismisses 5 players for 2 in 2.3 overs: Don Bradman totals to 185 runs and Australia defeats India by an innings and 226 runs
89. December 1, 1948 – Abdullah of Trans Jordan selected as King of Palestine by the Arabic Congress
90. December 1, 1948 – Piet Roozenburg named world champion in a checker game
91. December 1, 1949 – TV Transmission channel 12 commences its program in Binghamton, NY on CBS
92. December 1, 1949 – TV Transmission channel 2 in Utica, NY commences airing the programs on NBC
93. December 1, 1949 – The number of fans attending the MLB for the season was 20.2 million while it was 20.9 in 1948; the attendance was 2.2 million for the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians match was more than 2.2 million. St Louis Browns witnessed only 270,000
94. December 1, 1951 – Dick Kazmaier, of Princeton (HB), awarded the 17th Heisman Trophy
95. December 1, 1951 – debut performance of the play “Billy Budd” by Benjamin Britten in London
96. December 1, 1951 – A high-velocity wind storm forces the Golden Gate Bridge to be shut
97. December 1, 1951 – cricket celebrity Ray Lindwall, Australia’s fast bowler, achieved his 100th Test wicket when he dismissed West Indian spinner Sonny Ramadhin during the 2nd test in Sydney; Australia were victorious by 7 wickets
98. December 1, 1952 – News about the fruitful sexual reassignment medical procedure in The New York Daily News
99. December 1, 1953 – Red Sox exchange Mickey McDermott and Tom Umphlett to Jackie Jensen of Washington; on average Jensen scores 25 HRs per year in seven seasons in Boston;
100. December 1, 1953 – TV transmission channel 40 in Anderson, SC (IND) commences its programs
101. December 1, 1953 – TV Transmission channel 6 in Portland, ME starts airing on NBC
102. December 1, 1953 – first print of Playboy periodical by Hugh Hefner showing Marilyn Monroe in the periodical’s center page
103. December 1, 1954 – dike agreement between Nationalist China and the US
104. December 1, 1954 – The biggest trading in MLB account – between NY Yankees and Baltimore Orioles – 17 players were exchanged. Don Larsen, Gene Woodling, and Bob Turley change their squads. The first trading started on November 18 and ended that day after the MLB draft
105. December 1, 1955 – detention of Rosa Parks for not accommodating her seat in the bus for a white passenger and occupying the back seat in Montgomery, Alabama
106. December 1, 1956 – premiere of “Candide” at Martin Beck Theater NYC to give 73 shows
107. December 1, 1956 – Alain Mimoun, the Algerian-born French marathon runner, achieves the men’s long-distance run 2:25:00.0 at the Melbourne Olympics; first-time participants run along the painted line
108. December 1, 1956 – Rookie of the Year was awarded to Frank Robinson (NL) and Luis Aparicio (AL)
109. December 1, 1956 – stepping down of Mohammed Hatta as VP of Indonesia
110. December 1, 1956 – An US Army baseball squad defeats an Australian all-star team, 11-5 in an Olympic demonstration play before 100,000 strong fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground; Sergeant Vance Sutton achieves a grand slam for the Army in the game
111. December 1, 1956 – The World’s best record was created when Thane Baker, Leamon King, Bobby Morrow, and Ira Murchison won gold in the Men’s 4 x 100m relay and clocked in 39.60s at the Melbourne Olympics; this was 3rd Gold for Morrow in the play
112. December 1, 1956 – American Mildred McDaniel created the world best when she achieved 1.76m high jump when she won the Gold in the women’s high jump event at the Melbourne Olympics; Briton Thelma Hopkins and Russian Mariya Pisareva tied for a silver each clearing a height of 1.67 m
113. December 1, 1956 – Laszlo Papp, a Hungarian boxer achieved his successive 3rd Olympic Gold when he defeated Jose Torres of the US and upcoming Hall of Famer awardee, at the light middleweight at the Melbourne Olympics
114. December 1, 1956 – swimming celebrity from Australia, Dawn Fraser created the world’s best at 1:02.0 and achieved a Gold when she won the 100m freestyle at the Melbourne Olympics; this was her first successive gold in the event

115. December 1, 1956 – The US defeats the Soviet Union, 89-55 to score its 4th successive Olympic Gold; the team was guided by upcoming Basketball Hall of Fame players Bill Russell and K.C. Jones
116. December 1, 1956 – C-1000m Gold and C-1 10,000 Gold achieved by Romanian canoeist Leon Rotman at the Melbourne Olympics
117. December 1, 1956 – K-1 1000m Gold in canoeing was achieved by Gert Fredriksson of Sweden successively for the 3rd time by 2..5s from Igor Pissarov from the Soviet Union; He also achieved K-1 10,000m Gold at the Melbourne Olympics
118. December 1, 1957 – premiere participation in Ed Sullivan Show for Sam Cooke, Buddy Holly, and Crickets
119. December 1, 1958 – premiere of “Flower Drum Song” at St James Theater NYC to give 602 shows
120. December 1, 1958 – Central African Republic admitted as an autonomous member of the French Community (National Day)
121. December 1, 1958 – inferno in Our Lady of Angles School leaves 92 students dead as also 3 nuns in Chicago, Illinois
122. December 1, 1959 – an agreement for the peaceful use of Antarctica was signed by 12 nations
123. December 1, 1959 – Billy Cannon, LSU (HB) won the 25th Heisman Trophy
124. December 1, 1959 – Spacecraft sends its first color photograph of Earth
125. December 1, 1960 – detention of Patrice Lumumba in the Congo
126. December 1, 1960 – detention and banishment of Paul McCartney and Pete Best from Hamburg, Germany on charges of burning
127. December 1, 1961 – Republic of West Papua (modern Western New Guinea) declared
128. December 1, 1962 – TV transmission channel 9 in Honolulu, HI (CBS) commences its airing programs on CBS
129. December 1, 1962 – changes in the classification of minor baseball leagues – Eastern and South Atlantic leagues upgraded from Class A to Class AA; with these changes classes B, C, and D were eliminated
130. December 1, 1963 – Nagaland added as a state to the Indian Union
131. December 1, 1963 – Grand National Series Jacksonville 200 achieved by Wendell Scott at the Speedway Park in Jacksonville, Florida. He was the first black to achieve a race at NASCAAR’s premier level
132. December 1, 1964 – the name of Houston Colt 45s was changed to Astros. This change was intended for future license and the city of Houston as enunciated by the owners
133. December 1, 1964 – Martin Luther King Jr and J Edgar Hoover discuss the latter’s derogatory movement
134. December 1, 1965 – refugees from Cuba transported by air to the US
135. December 1, 1965 – children of white fathers are white declares the South African government
136. December 1, 1966 – Germany votes for George Kiesinger as West German Chancellor
137. December 1, 1966 – shifting of Radio time signal WWV from Greenbelt, Maryland to Boulder, Colorado

138. December 1, 1966 – Ecuadorian defeats Brazil with a victory of 4-3 in the national baseball game to achieve the South American Championship.
139. December 1, 1967 – Queen Elizabeth bestows the 98-in (249-cm) Isaac Newton telescope
140. December 1, 1967 –one of the AL expansion franchise teams granted to Seattle
141. December 1, 1967 – Wilt Chamberlain of Philadelphia achieves 52 points to triumph 133-109 over Seattle Supersonics thus creating a world best with 22 free throw misses
142. December 1, 1967 – one of the American League baseball expansion licenses awarded to Pacific Northwest Sports. Inc. and the name changed to Seattle Pilots
143. December 1, 1968 – premiere of “Promises Promises” at Shubert Theater NYC to give 1281 shows
144. December 1, 1968 – debut performance of the musical by Burt Bacharach/Hal David in NYC
145. December 1, 1968 – Gonzalo Barrios seeks vote for the Presidential in Venezuelan
146. December 1, 1968 – commencement of programs over Pirate Radio Modern (259) (England)
147. December 1, 1969 – The American Selective Committee System draws a lottery to determine the order of Service – the first since WW II
148. December 1, 1969 – the issue of detention orders by LAPD Police Head Edward Davis for Manson, an American criminal for the murder
149. December 1, 1970 – Luis Echeverria Alvarez takes charge as president of Mexico
150. December 1, 1970 – the name of the free People’s Republic of South Yemen changed to the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen
151. December 1, 1971 – Emie Banks retires from Chicago Cubs after his 19-year stint to become the coach to the staff of Leo Durocher; Banks completes 512 HRs and 1636 RBI. He was also the upcoming Hall of Fame
152. December 1, 1971 – premiere of “Two Gentlemen of Verona” by Galt Mac Dermot and John Guare at St James Theater NYC to give 613 shows
153. December 1, 1971 – announcement of the musical “Happy Xmas (War is Over) by John Lennon and Yoko Ono in the US
154. December 1, 1971 – Cambodian government sites were attacked by Khmer Rouge insurgents compelling them to withdraw from Kompong Thmar and Ba Ray during the Cambodian Civil War period
155. December 1, 1972 – premiere of “Hi, Hi, Hi” by Wings in the UK
156. December 1, 1972 – the detonation of 2 car bombs in the Centre of Dublin, Republic of Ireland leaves 2 dead and 127 wounded
157. December 1, 1973 – autonomy for Papua New Guinea by Australia
158. December 1, 1973 – American Golfer, Jack Nicklaus achieves the Walt Disney World Open by 1 stroke from Mason Rudolf. He was the first golfer to earn $2 million in the PGA Tour
159. December 1, 1973 – In a tennis doubles Rod Laver and John Newcombe defeat American duo Smith and Erik van Dillen, 6-1,6-2,6-4. Australia led 3-0 and was the 23rd Cup championship for Australia. The match was held at Davis Cup Tennis, Cleveland, Ohio
160. December 1, 1974 – 92 people lost their lives in an accident involving Boeing 727 in Upperville Virginia
161. December 1, 1974 – American Jacqueline Hansen created a world best in the female lengthy run by clearing the distance in 2:43:54.5 in Culver City, California
162. December 1, 1974 – a killer murders one of the 8in the LA Skid Show
163. December 1, 1974 – The Davis Cup tennis championship title was awarded to South Africa for the non-participation of India in the Davis Cup Final as a demonstration against the policy of apartheid in South Africa
164. December 1, 1975 – arrival of US President Gerald Ford in People’s Republic China
165. December 1, 1975 – an agreement between Kuwait, the Gulf, and BP, founder of KOC on the terms and conditions of nationalization
166. December 1, 1976 – UN admits Angola as a Member
167. December 1, 1976 – Chief of Army in Bangladesh Ziaur Rahman proclaims himself as the president of Bangladesh
168. December 1, 1976 – Rock band “Sex Pistols” exhibited vulgarity on TV labeled as “rotten punks”
169. December 1, 1978 – The size of the national parks in the US was doubled by an order of US President Jimmy Carter
170. December 1, 1978 – In a 1st test cricket match between Australia and England, Rodney Hogg of Australia plays his first match in Brisbane; Australia were all out for 116; Hogg influences by taking the wickets of well-known openers for England Graham Gooch for 2 and Geoff Boycott for 13
171. December 1, 1978 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada Test Site
172. December 1, 1979 – The players of the now defunct World Series Cricket return to the Australian team. They play the first test Vs West Indies in Brisbane; the former players of WSC Bruce Laird, Greg Chappell, and David Hooks score 92,74 and 33 respectively on day 1 to a total of 229/5
173. December 1, 1980 – George Rogers, South Carolina (RB) awarded the 46th Heisman Trophy
174. December 1, 1980 – the appearance of Mel Harris, an American actress, writer, and director makes her appearance in Cementing Relationships” on M*A*S*H*
175. December 1, 1980 – racial bias in seating arrangements by Yonkers was taken up by the US Justice Department for a trial
176. December 1, 1981 – a chartered aircraft from Yugoslavia dashed into Mon San-Pietro in Corsica killing 180
177. December 1, 1981 – NBA’s celebrity player, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, surpasses Oscar Robertson (26,710) and ranked second all-time scorer but one step lower than Wilt Chamberlain. Participated in the match between Lakers against Utah Jazz in Los Angeles, 117-86 scoring 14 points
178. December 1, 1982 – first artificial heart surgery for Dentist Barney B Clark
179. December 1, 1982 – Miguel de la Madrid sworn in as President of Mexico
180. December 1, 1982 – the debut of the movie “Tootsie” guided by Sydney Pollack and featuring Dustin Hoffman and Jessica Lange in Hollywood
181. December 1, 1983 – guilty verdict against Rita Lavelle, ex-chief of EPA for falsehood
182. December 1, 1984 – Doug Flutie, Boston College (QB) was awarded the 50th Heisman Trophy
183. December 1, 1984 – Atomic test by France
184. December 1, 1984 – Greg Page American HW champion awarded the WBA championship title when he defeated hometown-favored Gerrie Coetzee in the 8th round in Sun City, South Africa
185. December 1, 1984 – debut show of “Beverly Hills Cop” guided by Martin Brest and featuring Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold in Los Angeles
186. December 1, 1984 – American tennis celebrity Chris Event beats Pascale Paradis of France 6-1, 6-7, 6-2 at the Australian Open and it was her 1000th professional match
187. December 1, 1985 – Noraly Beyer appointed 1st black TV news presenter in the Netherlands
188. December 1, 1985 – Spacecraft STS 61-C fitted to launch pad
189. December 1, 1985 – the founding of the Cosatu Union center in South Africa
190. December 1, 1985 – A predetermined and limited number of TV programs, “Anne of Green Gables” formed on the theme of the novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery, featuring Megan Follows premiers on CBS in Canada
191. December 1, 1986 – announcement of a musical “Only Love Remains” by Paul McCartney
192. December 1, 1987 – commencement of excavation work below the English Channel to connect England and France
193. December 1, 1988 – tempest strikes Bangladesh leaving 596 dead and rendering half a million homeless
194. December 1, 1988 – selection of Benazir Bhutto as the first female Prime Minister of a Muslim country (Pakistan)
195. December 1, 1988 – Foreign Affairs Minister of China, Qian Qichen arrives in Moscow
196. December 1, 1988 – NBC quotes a high of $401 million to secure the license to telecast the 1992 Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona
197. December 1, 1989 – The request for political refuge by the Romanian 5-time Olympic Gold winner and an acrobat, Nadia Comaneci in America was approved by the United States. She arrives in NYC

198. December 1, 1989 – Artists offer “Day Without Art” against AIDS
199. December 1, 1989 – domination of communists in the constitution dropped by East Germany
200. December 1, 1989 – Baseball icon, Mark Langston agrees to play California Angles at the highest fee of $3.2 million per year
201. December 1, 1989 – meeting between USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev and Pope John Paul II at the Vatican
202. December 1, 1990 – Ty Detmer, Brigham Young (QB) awarded the 56th Heisman Trophy award
203. December 1, 1990 – assembly of British and French workers in English Channels tunnel
204. December 1, 1990 – Chadian politician Hissene Habre exiles to Cameroon
205. December 1, 1990 – Iraq and President Bush agree to talk about Bush’s offer
206. December 1, 1990 – a combined first conference among Lithuania, Estonia & Latvia
207. December 1, 1990 – Patrick Ewing of the New York Knicks achieves 22 field goals, a high score, against Charlotte, 113-96 at Madison Square Garden
208. December 1, 1990 – In a Tennis double play, Rick Leach and Jim Pugh defeat Australian duo Pat Cash and John Fitzgerald, 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 to a 3-0 lead for the US at the Davis Cup Tennis, St. Petersburg, Florida
209. December 1, 1991 – last show of “Moscow Circus Valentin” at Gershwin NY after 32 shows
210. December 1, 1991 – last show of “Once on this Island” at Booth Theater NYC after 469 presentations
211. December 1, 1991 – French tennis player, Guy Forget surprises Pete Sampras by defeating him 7-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the Davis Cup Tennis, Lyon to achieve a 3-1 final victory over the US
212. December 1, 1991 – The political party, Colorado Party sweeps the parliamentary votes in Paraguay
213. December 1, 1991 – Nursultan Nazarbayev assumes charge as president of Kazakhstan
214. December 1, 1991 – the spacecraft STS 44 Atlantis, a manned one, and the 75th in the series reaches its destination
215. December 1, 1991 – a referendum in Ukraine indicates they want freedom
216. December 1, 1991 – Dan Marino, QB of Miami Dolphins creates an NFL best by completing 3000 yards passing for the 8th time and winning over Tampa Bay, 33-14 at the Joe Robbie Stadium
217. December 1, 1991 – Defending US Open champion (in Golf) Payne Stewart achieves by 1 hole but puts his rights for Skins Game at La Quinta and creates the best score; Also wins a 3-foot birdie at the 14th hole to earn 8 skins worth $260,000; a best for the earnings on 1 hole
218. December 1, 1992 – in an air accident involving military transport, Star lifters in Montana, 13 lost their life
219. December 1, 1992 – Amy Fisher jailed for 5-15 years for murdering Mary Jo Buttafuoco, wife of her illicit lover
220. December 1, 1993 – 18 people lost their lives when a Northwest Airlines aircraft met with an accident in Minn.
221. December 1, 1993 – Bob Berry guides his 800th professional NHL game, St Louis Blues lost to Maple Leafs, 4-2 in Toronto. He also guided the LA Kings, Montreal Canadians, and Pittsburgh Penguins
222. December 1, 1994 – Swearing in of Ernesto Zedillo as President of Mexico
223. December 1, 1994 – Jim Bakker, who preached regularly on TV, and who had been sentenced for fraud is set free
224. December 1, 1994 – debut of the 2nd collection of music by Rober Schumanns in London
225. December 1, 1996 – Arnaud Boetsch defeats Sweden’s Nicklas Kulti in a closely competed competition in history, 7-6, 2-6, 4-6, 10-8 to give France a 3-2 win at the Davis Cup Tennis, Malmo, Sweden
226. December 1, 1996 – South Africa defeats India in the 2nd test in Kolkata; Lance Klusener claims 8 wickets for 64 in his debut match and South Africa scores 329 runs
227. December 1, 1996 – Stylish rugby union player David Campese retires after 15 years and playing 101 professional test plays at Cardiff Arms Parks in Wales; Wallabies defeat Wales, 28-19. Campese had a highest of 64 tries
228. December 1, 1996 -The first and only player in NHL history to achieve a 3000-point plateau was Wayne Gretzky. He also contributed to the victory of the NY Rangers over the Montreal Canadiens, 6-2, at Madison Square Garden
229. December 1, 1997 – debut presentation of Howard Stern Radio Show in Davenport IA on KORB 93.5 FM
230. December 1, 1997 – The change of name of Westinghouse to CBS was announced officially
231. December 1, 1997 – Montreal Canadians play their 5000th NHL play in their 81st term.
232. December 1, 1998 – establishment of the world’s biggest business – Exxon-Mobil; Mobil purchased by Exxon for USD 73.7 billion
233. December 1, 1999 – Record executive Lance “Un” Rivera was wounded by Rapper Jay-Z at a nightclub in New Work

21st Century – December 1 This Day In History – The 2000s

234. December 1, 2001 – Captain Bill Compton lands an MD 83 Transworld Airlines Flight 220 at Louis International Airport culminating the 76 years of TWA flights on TWA’s when American Airlines purchased them
235. December 1, 2001 – Ramon Padilla retires after 15 years with the national squad achieving 2 HRs in the 9-0 Vs Guatemala; Nicaraguan baseball squad triumphs over the Central American Games.
236. December 1, 2002 – Mikhail Youzhny defeats Paul-Henri Mathieu, 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 to help Russia go win 3-2 over France at the Davis Cup Tennis, Paris. A 2-set deficit changed the scenario in the 5th rubber of a Final
237. December 1, 2003 – the first show of the movie “The Return of the King” guided by Peter Jackson and featuring Elijah Wood and Ian McKellen in Wellington, New Zealand
238. December 1, 2006 – Canadian jockey Russell Baze astride Butterfly Belle triumphs in the 4th race at Bay Meadows, San Mateo, California; He achieved 9531 wins superseding that of Laffit Pincay Jr
239. December 1, 2007 – a newly built basketball playground at T.C Williams High School was named in honor of Earl Lloyd
240. December 1, 2007 – Bob and Mike Bryan duo from the US defeat Nikolay Davydenko and Igor Andreev, 7-6, 6-4, 6-2, and give the US an unquestionable 3-0 lead over Russia at the Davis Cup Tennis, Portland, Oregan
241. December 1, 2008 – The National Bureau of Economic Research declares that there has been a financial crisis in the US since December 2007
242. December 1, 2009 – announcement that Lionel, forward of FC Barcelona was the best soccer player in the world; achieves the reward by 240 points earlier to Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid; Barcelona midfielder Xavi declared 3rd
243. December 1, 2012 – in a bus accident in Bolivia, 8 people were killed and 36 wounded
244. December 1, 2012 – Enrique Pena Nieto assumes charge as President of Mexico
245. December 1, 2012 – The World Women’s Chess Championship was achieved by Ukrainian Anna Ushenina by defeating Antoaneta Stefanova of Bulgaria, 3 ½ -2 ½ in two tie breaks in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia
246. December 1, 2012 – former England football captain David Beckham exists LA Galaxy gloriously after winning an MLS Cup Medal for the 2nd time with a 3-1 victory against Houston Dynamo in Carson CA; This was his last play after 6 years in the US
247. December 1, 2012 – FC Barcelona sets a new record with 13 triumphs and a draw for La Liga to Spanish football term; Lionel Messi achieves double in 5-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao; exceeds Real Madrid’s score in 1991-92 period
248. December 1, 2014 – debut show of “The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies”, 3rd and last film of Hobbit, guided by Peter Jackson, featuring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, in London
249. December 1, 2014 – MVP, awarded for the 3rd time, a first in the Italian Baseball League, to Utility Claudio Liverziani; 291/444/472 trm with 30 HRs and 20 RBI in 38 plays for Fortitudo Bologna
250. December 1, 2015 – David Price, the Baseball player, enters into a contract to play with Boston Red Sox for 7 years for $217 million, the biggest offer for the off-season contract
251. December 1, 2015 – The largest amount allocated as payroll for MLB at $298.3 million. The Los Angeles Dodgers are asked to pay a luxury tax of $43.7 million
252. December 1, 2016 – Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn succeeds his father King Bhumibol Adulyadej, and is proclaimed king of Thailand
253. December 1, 2016 – The cholera outbreak claimed 30,000 in Hat in 2010; the UN confesses that the outbreak was caused by the peacekeepers of the UN
254. December 1, 2016 – the reigning French President Francois Hollande declares that he will not stand for the 2-term; he was the first latest French front-runner to declare so
255. December 1, 2016 – Yahya Jammeh, autocrat, was vanquished by Adama Barrow after 22 years as president during the Gambia presidential election
256. December 1, 2017 – Michael Flynn, the ex-national security advisor to President Trump, accepted that he had lied to the F.B.I
257. December 1, 2018 – British Boxer Tyson Fury endures 2 knockdowns in a fight with reigning WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and ends in a draw at Staples Centre, Los Angeles
258. December 1, 2018 – 36,000 yellow-vest protestors take part in a vehement nationwide march in Paris, France
259. December 1, 2018 – an actress in Egypt, Rania Youssef, wears a see-through dress during the Cairo film festival and is charged for provocating debauchery
260. December 1, 2018 – announcing of the music single “Thank U Next” by Ariana Grande, the biggest launch on YouTube debut
261. December 1, 2018 – NHK Japanese broadcaster releases the world’s first super-high definition 8K television channel
262. December 1, 2018 – the dwindling puppet shadow show in Syria was added to the UN list of cultural activities to save the cultural program

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