Historical Events for 1st December 2021

1924 – George and Ira Gershwin’s musical “Lady Be Good” premieres in NYC
1936 – 2nd Heisman Trophy Award: Larry Kelley, Yale (E)
1938 – School bus and train collide in Salt Lake City Utah
1939 – SS-Fuhrer Himmler begins deportation of Polish Jews
1944 – Mail routing resumes in free South Netherlands
1951 – Legendary Australian cricket fast bowler Ray Lindwall takes his 100th Test wicket when he bowls West Indian spinner Sonny Ramadhin in the 2nd Test in Sydney; Australia wins by 7 wickets
1962 – Classifications in minor league baseball are overhauled; Eastern and South Atlantic leagues are promoted from Class-A to Class-AA; classes B, C and D are abolished with those leagues being promoted to Class-A
1993 – Northwest Airlink plane crashes in Minn, killing 18
1994 – Rober Schumanns 2nd Symphony premieres in London
2018 – Syrian shadow puppetry added to UN list of cultural activities in urgent need of saving

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