February 1st is Decorating With Candy Day and National Freedom Day.
Welcome to the very first day of the shortest month of the year. Today marks the thirty second day of the year.
Everyone who was born on February 1st shares the same star sign, Aquarius.
You’re in for a treat if you were born on this day as we have some incredible facts and historical events that all fall on this special day including, technology discoveries and major advances in human rights.
Did you know that on this day in 1951, an atomic bomb explosion was aired on TV for the first time? This blinding light was produced by a nuclear device that was dropped on Frenchman Flats, Nevada.
Keep reading for more facts about February 1st in history!
What Happened On February 1 In History?
MP’s in the UK voted in favor of triggering the European Union Bill (Article 50) which gave government the power to prepare to leave the European Union.
Martin Luther King Jr. and 250 protestors were arrested.
On this day he took over 250 people to the Dallas County Courthouse to register to vote as part of a peaceful protest. Himself and all protestors were arrested and later charged with parading with no permits.
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