Historical Events for 1st February 2023

1717 – Henri d’Aguesseau’s 1st appointment as chancellor of France
1867 – Bricklayers start working 8-hour days
1962 – “New Faces of ’62” opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 28 performances
1967 – WCLP TV channel 18 in Chatsworth, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1975 – Otis Francis Tabler is 1st open homosexual to get security clearance to work for the Defense Department
1987 – NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: AFC beats NFC, 10-6; MVP: Reggie White, Philadelphia Eagles, DE
1991 – Afghanistan and Pakistan hit by earthquake, 1,200 die
1995 – Belgium’s TV channel VT4 goes on the air
2013 – Zenit-3SL, a Ukrainian-Russian carrier rocket, fails 40 seconds after liftoff and crashes into the Pacific Ocean
2016 – WHO declares a global public health emergency over the rapid spread of zika-linked conditions

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