Hans Remembers- Tuesday December 1, 1970- 50 Years Ago.
- Luis Echeverria was inaugurated as the 50th President of Mexico in a six year term.
- The People’s Republic of South Yemen was renamed the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen by the National Liberation Front led by President Salim Rubai Ali- with a new constitution for the former Aden Protectorate.
- Italy legalized divorce as the Chamber of Deputies joined the Italian Senate in passing the bill- President Giovanni Leone signed the bill and the law would go into effect December 18th.
- American comedian Sarah Silverman was born on this day in Bedford, New Hampshire.