Historical Events for 1st February 2019

1789 – Chinese troops driven out of Vietnam capital Thang Long
1910 – Dragoumis government forms in Greece
1929 – 1st clean and jerk of 400 lbs (182 kg), Charles Rigoulet, 402½ lbs
1958 – Tommy Taylor scores 2 goals and Duncan Edwards 1, in Manchester United’s 5-4 win vs Arsenal at Highbury; pair amongst 7 players killed 5 days later when team’s charter plane crashes at Munich airport
1980 – Soap opera “Love of Life” ends a 28 year run
1982 – Senegal and Gambia form loose confederation (Senegambia)
1991 – US Air and Skywest Fairchild jet collide at LA Airport killing 32
2004 – 251 people are trampled to death and 244 injured in a stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
2014 – Syrian civil war death toll reaches 130,000, while 4 million are displaced
2014 – Janet Yellen becomes Chair of the US Federal Reserve, succeeding Ben Bernanke

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