ln247 logo
ln247 logo

Once Upon A Time – February 1 – 1884 – 1st Volume Of The Oxford English Dictionary, A-Ant, Published

1587 Queen Elizabeth I of England signs death warrant for her cousin, Mary, Queen of Scots

1843 Oldest continuous writer of insurance in America – The Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York (MONY) opens

1884 1st volume of the Oxford English Dictionary, A-Ant, published

1908 King Carlos I of Portugal and his heir, Prince Luis Filipe are assassinated by Republican sympathizers in Terreiro do Paco, Lisbon

1968 Saigon police chief Nguyễn Ngọc Loan executes Viet Cong officer Nguyễn Văn Lém with a pistol shot to head. The execution is captured by photographer Eddie Adams and becomes an anti-war icon.

1979 Ayatollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years in exile

2003 Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates during reentry into the Earth’s atmosphere, killing all seven astronauts aboard.

2021 Military stage a coup in Myanmar, detaining civilian leaders including Aung San Suu Kyi and declare a one-year state of emergency

Historical Events Today Events In 2022

Today In Film & TV

1893 Thomas Edison completes worlds 1st movie studio at West Orange, New Jersey

Today In Music

1896 Giacomo Puccini’s Opera “La Boheme” premieres in Turin

Today In Sport

1960 Australian Championships Men’s Tennis: In a classic all-Australian final Rod Laver beats Neale Fraser 5-7, 3-6, 6-3, 8-6, 8-6; Laver’s first Grand Slam title

Review 2022

More Facts…

1972 1st scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) introduced ($395)

Famous Weddings

1840 Novelist Alexandre Dumas (37) weds actress Ida Ferrier

1932 Film director Frank Capra (34) weds secretary Lucille Reyburn

1986 American pop snger Diana Ross weds Norwegian businessman Arne Naess in Switzerland

Related Articles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

For Advert Placements, Email: info@ln247.news

Latest Articles