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  • Ireland
    Tuesday Feb 1, 1921

    Irish War of Independence

    The First execution under martial law of an IRA man took place

    Ireland
    Tuesday Feb 1, 1921

    On 1 February, the first execution under martial law of an IRA man took place. Cornelius Murphy of Millstreet, Cork was shot in Cork city.




  • New York, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 1, 1951

    Korean War

    The United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 498

    New York, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 1, 1951

    Following the failure of ceasefire negotiations in January, the United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 498 on 1 February, condemning the PRC as an aggressor, and called upon its forces to withdraw from Korea.




  • Algiers, Algeria
    Monday Feb 1, 1960

    Algerian War

    Most of the Army heeded De Gaulle's call

    Algiers, Algeria
    Monday Feb 1, 1960

    Most of the Army heeded De Gaulle's call, and the siege of Algiers ended on February 1 with Lagaillarde surrendering to General Challe's command of the French Army in Algeria.




  • Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, U.S.
    Sunday Feb 1, 1970

    Carter G. Woodson

    The Black United Students and Black educators at Kent State University

    Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, U.S.
    Sunday Feb 1, 1970

    The Black United Students and Black educators at Kent State University expanded this idea to include an entire month beginning on February 1, 1970.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Feb 1, 1987

    Nancy Pelosi

    Sala died

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Feb 1, 1987

    Sala died on February 1, 1987, just a month after being sworn in for a second full term.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Feb 1, 1999

    Impeachment of Bill Clinton

    House managers took Videotaped Closed-Door Depositions

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Feb 1, 1999

    Over three days, February 1–3, House managers took videotaped closed-door depositions from Monica Lewinsky, Clinton's friend Vernon Jordan, and White House aide Sidney Blumenthal.




  • Barcelona, Spain
    Thursday Feb 1, 2001

    Lionel Messi

    To Barcelona

    Barcelona, Spain
    Thursday Feb 1, 2001

    In February 2001, the family relocated to Barcelona, where they moved into an apartment near the club's stadium, Camp Nou.


  • São Paulo, Brazil
    Thursday Feb 1, 2001

    Kaká

    Senior side debut

    São Paulo, Brazil
    Thursday Feb 1, 2001

    He made his senior side debut on 1 February 2001 and scored 12 goals in 27 appearances, in addition to leading São Paulo to its first and only Torneio Rio-São Paulo championship, in which he scored two goals in two minutes as a substitute against Botafogo in the final, which São Paulo won 2–1.


  • Houston, Texas, U.S.
    Sunday Feb 1, 2004

    YouTube

    2004 Super Bowl incident

    Houston, Texas, U.S.
    Sunday Feb 1, 2004

    Karim said the inspiration for YouTube first came from Janet Jackson's role in 2004 Super Bowl incident when her breast was exposed during her performance, and later from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Karim could not easily find video clips of either event online, which led to the idea of a video sharing site.


  • U.S.
    Monday Feb 1, 2010

    Amazon

    Microsoft launches Microsoft Azure

    U.S.
    Monday Feb 1, 2010

    Microsoft launches Microsoft Azure, a cloud computing platform that will compete with Amazon AWS over cloud services.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 1, 2011

    Kobe Bryant

    One of a few

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 1, 2011

    On February 1, 2011, Bryant became one of seven players with at least 25,000 points, 5,000 rebounds, and 5,000 assists.


  • Port Said, Egypt
    Wednesday Feb 1, 2012

    Mohamed Salah

    Port Said Stadium riot

    Port Said, Egypt
    Wednesday Feb 1, 2012

    the Port Said Stadium riot on 1 February 2012, the Egyptian Premier League was suspended.


  • Shan State, Myanmar
    Saturday Feb 1, 2014

    Conflict in Myanmar

    One of the largest Shan insurgent groups

    Shan State, Myanmar
    Saturday Feb 1, 2014

    One of the largest Shan insurgent groups in Myanmar is the Shan State Army - South (SSA-S), which has around 6,000 to 8,000 soldiers, and was led by Yawd Serk until his resignation on 2 February 2014.


  • Malaysia
    Sunday Feb 1, 2015

    Jackie Chan

    Knight Commander Title

    Malaysia
    Sunday Feb 1, 2015

    On 1 February 2015, Chan was awarded the honour of Knight Commander of the Order of the Territorial Crown by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia Tuanku Abdul Halim in conjunction with the country's Federal Territory Day.


  • China
    Thursday Feb 1, 2018

    Bitcoin

    Complete ban

    China
    Thursday Feb 1, 2018

    China banned trading in bitcoin, with the first steps taken in September 2017, and a complete ban that started on 1 February 2018.


  • Huanggang Shi, Hubei, China
    Saturday Feb 1, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Desperate measures

    Huanggang Shi, Hubei, China
    Saturday Feb 1, 2020

    On 1 February Huanggang, Hubei implemented a measure whereby only one person from each household is permitted to go outside for provisions once every two days, except for medical reasons or to work at shops or pharmacies. Many cities, districts, and counties across mainland China implemented similar measures in the days following, including Wenzhou, Hangzhou, Fuzhou, Harbin, and the whole of Jiangxi Province.


  • Philippines
    Saturday Feb 1, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    First death outside of China

    Philippines
    Saturday Feb 1, 2020

    The first death outside of China occurred in the Philippines when a 44-year-old Chinese male citizen with coronavirus developed severe pneumonia and died on 1 February.


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