Learn the most important historical events that happened on this day: 1 February
1 February 1411
Torun’s First Peace treaty
The Monastic State of the Teutonic Knights signs Torun’s First Peace Treaty.
1 February 1713
Sweden King Charles IBS
King Charles of Sweden is held at Bender, Moldavia, in 1713 by order of the Ottoman sultan.
1 February 1793
United Kingdom and Netherlands at war with France
France declares war on the United Kingdom and the Netherlands in 1793, during the Wars of the French Revolution.
1 February 1861
1 February 1865
The 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution was signed by Abraham Lincoln in 1865.
1 February 1893
The first film studio in New jersey
The first film studio in New Jersey is created by Thomas Edison in 1893
1 February 1908
Assasination of Prince Louis and King Charles I
Prince Louis Philippe of Portugal was murdered together with his father, King Charles I, in 1908.
1 February 1924
UK recognize the Soviet Union
The United Kingdom officially recognises the Soviet Union in 1924.
1 February 1942
Voice of America against Axis occupation
Axis-controlled territories are the focus of the first special broadcasts of Voice of America, the official US government radio and television station, in 1942.
1 February 1946
The Republic of Hungary
Hungary’s parliament abolished the monarchy in 1946 and declared independence for the first time in over a millennium.
1 February 1968
1 February 1979
Iran’s Supreme Leader Khomeini returns…
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Tehran in 1979 after a nearly 15-year exile abroad.
1 February 2003
STS 107 mission
At the end of the STS 107 mission, the Columbia space shuttle (OV 102 Columbia) burns and get destroyed in the atmosphere above Texas, USA, killing all seven of its passengers.
1 February 2021
Myanmar coup 2021…
When Aung San Suu Kyi is ousted from office in Myanmar in 2021, the military takes control of the country.
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