What Happened on December 1, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Captain Bill Compton brings Trans World Airlines Flight 220, an MD-83, into St. Louis International Airport bringing to an end 76 years of TWA operations following TWA's purchase by American Airlines.

Famous Birthdays

  • Aiko, Princess Toshi of Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Ellis R Dungan, American born Indian film director (b. 1909)