1 February 1 February 1884 The first volume of the Oxford English Dictionary was published. 1902 Chinese empress, Tzu-hsi, forbade the cruel custom of binding the feet of young girls. 1946 Trygve Lie, a Norwegian socialist, became the first Secretary-General of the United Nations. 1948 The Federation of Malaysia was formed from nine sultanates. 1979 Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned to Iran after 15 years in exile. 1985 Mohammed Azharuddin scored his 3rd Test century in a row in the 3rd Test against England. He made 122 runs.