According to Gregory calendar, February 01 is the day number 32 in a given year. February 01 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 01 February in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1327Fourteen-year-old Edward III became King of England, but the country was ruled by his mother, Queen Isabella, and her lover, Roger Mortimer.
1329The Teutonic Knights succeeded in their siege of a fortress in Samogitia, Lithuania, and baptized the defenders in the Catholic rite.
1717Henri de Aguesso's first appointment as chancellor of France.
1732The Parliament of the Ratsbons accepted a practical ban.
1783William Herschel announced Lambda Hercules as the star.
1790The Supreme Court of the United States, the highest judicial body in the US and the head of thejudicial branch of the federal government, first convened at theMerchants' Exchange Building in New York City.
1793French Revolutionary War: France declared war against Great Britain and the Netherlands.
1797Lord Cornwallis was sworn in as Governor General of Bengal.
1814The most destructive eruption of the Mayon Volcano occurred, killing over 2,000 people on the island of Luzon in the Philippines.
1814The Mayon volcano erupted in the Philippines, killing about 1,200 people.
1835Slavery was abolished in Mauritius.
1842Willamette University was founded in Salem, Oregon.
1856Auburn University was first hired as East Alabama Men's College.
1881St. Stephen's College, the oldest college in Delhi, was established.
1884The first fascicle of the Oxford English Dictionary, a 352-page volume that covered words from A to Ant, was published.
1884The first volume of the Oxford Dictionary was published.
1896Giacomo Puccini's opera La bohème premiered at the Teatro Regio in Turin, Italy, eventually becoming one of the most frequently performed operas internationally.
1898The first insurance policy was issued to a passenger insurance company in the US.
1908King Carlos of Portugal and Infant Louis Philippe shot in Lisbon
1908Portugal King Carlos I) and his son Prince Louis Philippe were killed in Lisbon.
1913New York City's Grand Central Terminal was rebuilt and reopened as the world's largest railway station.
1914Actor Avatar Kishan Hangal was born.
1942Voice of America, the official external radio and television service of the United States federal government, began broadcasting with programs aimed at areas controlled by the Axis powers during World War II.
1946Norwegian leader Tregue Lai was elected the first Secretary General of the United Nations.
1948The Federation of Malayalam was announced.
1953More than 2500 people died in floods in the Netherlands, Belgium, England and Scotland, in which only 1836 people died in the Netherlands.
1957Invented by German mechanical engineer Felix Wankel, the first working prototype of the Wankel rotary engine ran for the first time atthe research and development department of German manufacturer NSUMotorenwerke AG.
1958Egypt and Syria united to form the United Arab Republic.
1960Four African American students staged the first Greensboro sit-ins at a lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina.
1968The Government of Canada merged the Royal Canadian Navy,Canadian Army, and the Royal Canadian Air Force into a unifiedstructure, the Canadian Armed Forces.
1974The capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, was declared a federal territory.
1975The Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation was launched in the Philippines.
1978After having served 42 days in prison for the sexual assault ofa 13-year-old girl, Polish film director Roman Polanski skipped bail andfled the United States to France.
1979Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned from exile and soon led the Iranian Revolution to overthrow the US-backed Pahlavi dynasty.
1985Aeroflot Flight 7841 crashed shortly after takeoff from Minsk National Airport, killing fifty-eight people on board.
1991The earthquake in Afghanistan and Pakistan killed around 1200 people.
1992The United States Coast Guard first sent about 14,000 refugees from Haiti to the country.
2000Scientists at the New Los Angeles National Laboratory in New Mexico announced the discovery of the genesis of the bacteria of Aedes. According to scientists, these microbes originated around 1930 AD.
2003While returning from space to Earth orbit, the spacecraft Columbia crashed. All seven astronauts including Kalpana Chawla were killed in this accident.
2004During the halftime show of Super Bowl XXXVIII, JanetJackson's breast was exposed by Justin Timberlake in what was laterreferred to as a 'wardrobe malfunction', resulting in an immediatecrackdown and widespread debate on perceived indecency in U.S.broadcasting.
2006The United Airlines 250 Muslim pilgrims were crushed to death during the annual stoning of Satan Rituals in the Mena Valley at Saudi Arabia.
200997 Women's Australian Open: Serena Williams defeated Dinara Safina 6–0, 6–3).
2009Partriarch Kirill of Moscow was enthroned by the Russian Orthodox Church as Partriarch of The Russian Orthodox Church.
2009Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir became Iceland's first female Prime Minister and the world's first openly gay head of government of the modern era.
2010Barack Obama, the US president proposed a $3.8 trillion budget for fiscal 2011 which projects to be high record budget deficit of $1.6 trillion in fiscal 2010.
2011Russia started to search for a missing military satellite that was launched into the wrong orbit.
2012The parent company of America Airlines announced that they will cut 13,000 jobs or 15 % work force from their company.
201273 people died in Egyptian football riots in Port Said.
2012During a football match in Port Saeed, Egypt, 74 people were killed in the rioting.
2013Ed Koch, former mayor of New York City, dies in Manhattan at the age of 88 by congestive heart failure.
2013Hillary Clinton, U.S secretary of state steps down from her post.
2014U.S state department completed a long delayed review of the Keystone XI Pipeline and they concluded that the Pipeline would not increase green house gas emission.
2014Ban Ki Moon, United Nations secretary general appoints former Mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg as a UN special envoy for citied and climate changes.

Important Historical Events of 01 February in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1977The Indian Navy Coast Guard was formed.
1992The Chief Judicial Magistrate of Bhopal court declares Warren Anderson, ex-CEO of Union Carbide, a fugitive under Indian law for failing to appear in the Bhopal disaster case.

Important Days of 01 February National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
World Interfaith Harmony Week, 1-7 FebruaryInternational Day
Indian Coast Guard DayNational Day
Financial Literacy Week (14 to 18 Feb)National Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 01 February 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1899Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Sinha / Lawyer / India
1914A.K. Hangal / Actor / India
1914Ak Hangal / Actor / India
1929R. V. S. Peri Sastri / Politician / India
1971Ajay Jadeja / Cricketer / India
1979Mahek Chahal / Actress / India

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