February 01 in history: Ayatollah Khomeini's return to Iran, disintegration of Space Shuttle Columbia and more

Updated: Feb 01, 2021, 08:53 AM(IST)

From Ayatollah Khomeini's return to Iran to the disintegration of Space Shuttle Columbia, we've got it all covered.

Let's dive into today's history.


First session of the US Supreme Court is held in New York City.



The first fascicle of the “Oxford English Dictionary” is published.



Ayatollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years in exile.



Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates on its way back to Earth, seven die.



Johanna Sigurðardóttir sworn in as Iceland's first woman prime minister.


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