On this day: 1 February | Historical Timeline

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

Texas declares independence

Texas declares independence from the United States in 1861, during the American Civil War.

1 February 1862

The Entry of King Othon of Greece into Nauplia

Nafplio rebellion against Otto

In Nafplio, a rebellion against First King of Greece after independence Otto’s power breaks out in 1862.

1 February 1865

13th Amendment

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 Soviet union

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

Canadian Armed Forces

Canadian Armed Forces were formed in 1968 when the Canadian Navy, the Canadian Army, and Canada’s air force merged into one military organization.

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

On this day: 1 February | Historical Timeline

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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