Historical Events In August - 01
Monday, 28 September 2020
1798 Battle of Abukir on the Nile-Nelson defeats French fleet on August - 01.
1805 On August - 01 friedrich Christoph Gebtewitz, composer, dies at 51
1808 On August - 01 british forces invade Portugal under Sir Arthur Wellesley, they defeat Gen Dupont August 21, but Wellesley's superiors prevent him from following up his victory
1812 A rare tornado hits Westchester County, NY on August - 01.
1812 Rare tornado hits Westchester County NY on this day in history.
1813 Carl Stenborg, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1814 On August - 01 belgium King Willem I accept blame in Southern defeat
1814 Maxcy Gregg, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862 on this day in history.
1815 On this day in history richard Henry Dana, novelist/lawyer spent 2 years before mast
1818 Maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer on Nantucket Island on this day in history.
1819 On this day in history the first parachute jump in US
1819 Herman Melville, US, author (Moby Dick, Billy Budd) on August - 01.
1820 On August - 01 london's Regent's Canal opens.
1821 On August - 01 elizabeth Inchbald (Simpson), actress/author (Lady Abbess), dies at 68
1824 Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer on this day in history.
1828 Bolton and Leigh Railway opens to freight traffic on this day in history.
1831 London Bridge opens on August - 01.
1831 London Bridge opens to traffic on August - 01.
1832 On this day in history 1,300 Illinois militia defeat Sac & Fox indians, end Black Hawk War
1832 On August - 01 black Hawk defeated (IA)
1832 Whites decimate Indians in Battle of Bad Axe River, Wisc on August - 01.
1832 The Black Hawk War ends on August - 01.
1834 Slavery abolished in British empire on this day in history.
1834 On August - 01 slavery abolished through out the British Empire
1834 On August - 01 robert Morrison, missionary in China/translated bible, dies
1836 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin returns to Bahia Brazil on this day in history.
1837 Walter Geikie, painter, dies on this day in history.
1838 Emancipation of British slaves on Bahamas on August - 01.
1840 Labourer slaves in most of the British Empire are emancipated on August - 01.
1840 On August - 01 aldine Sillman Kieffer, composer
1842 Rotherhithe Thames Tunnel opens on August - 01.
1843 On this day in history robert Todd Lincoln, Capt (Union volunteers), died in 1926
1846 On August - 01 peter Ritter, composer, dies at 83
1847 Guido Papini, violinist/composer on this day in history.