National Freedom Day in USA
February 1, 1865 - President Abraham Lincoln signed the resolution that proposed 13th amendment to the constitution outlawing slavery.
1793 - Patent granted Ralph Hodgson, NY, for oiled silk & linen
1814 - Lord Byron's "Corsair" sells 10,000 copies on day of publication
1865 - President Abraham Lincoln signed the resolution that proposed 13th amendment to the constitution outlawing slavery.
1867 - Bricklayers start working 8-hour days
1893 - Thomas Edison complete's worlds 1st movie studio (West Orange NJ)
1898 - 1st auto insurance policy in US issued, by Travelers Insurance Co
1908 Portuguese King Carlos I and his eldest son Lius Filipe were assasinated in Lisbon.
1948 - Federation of Malaysia forms from 9 sultanates
1961 - 1st full-scale test of US Minuteman ICBM is successful
1972 - 1st scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) introduced ($395)
2003 - Space Shuttle Columbia exploded while reentering the atmosphere of Earth after spending planned time in space.
1 February Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management
Day in History of India 1 February
Updated 1 Feb 2016, 24 Nov 2014