Historical Events In August - 01
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
1961 On August - 01 beatles first gig as house band of Liverpool's Cavern Club
1962 On this day in history nASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m
1962 On August - 01 leon Kruczkowski, Polish author (Niemcy), dies at 62
1963 The Beatles Book is sold out on its first day of sale on this day in history.
1963 Theodore Roethke, US poet (Praise to the end!), dies on August - 01.
1964 Beatles' "Hard Day's Night" single goes to #1 spot on the charts on August - 01.
1964 On August - 01 jack Kirkwood actor (Fibber McGee & Molly), dies at 69
1964 North Vietnam fires on a US destroyer in Gulf of Tonkin and so it begins in earnest on this day in history.
1964 Race riot in Jersey City NJ on this day in history.
1964 On August - 01 johnny Burnette, rocker, drowns at 30
1965 On August - 01 kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer, dies at 77
1966 The Texas Tower Massacre - University student killed 10 and wounded 31 on August - 01.
1966 On August - 01 bud Powell, US jazz pianist/composer, dies
1967 US's Lunar Orbiter 5 launched; enters lunar orbit Aug 5 on this day in history.
1970 Frances Farmer, actress (Toast of NY, Come & Get It), dies at 55 on August - 01.
1972 On this day in history brian Cole rocker with the Association, dies of heroin OD at 28
1972 On this day in history gold hits record $70 an ounce in London
1973 On this day in history gian Francesco Malipiero, composer, dies at 91
1975 Helsinki Agreement, on human rights, signed by over 35 nations on this day in history.
1975 Helsinki Pact guaranteeing boundaries, rights signed by 35 nations on this day in history.
1975 On this day in history howard Joslin, actor (Quebec, Detective Story), dies at 68
1976 Trinidad and Tobago independence on August - 01.
1977 On August - 01 francis Gary Powers, US U-2 pilot, dies at 47
1979 On this day in history gilda Radner Live From New York opens on Broadway
1979 On this day in history thurmon Munson killed in a plane crash at Akron Oh at 32
1980 Gerd Wessig of East Germany set the high jump record on this day in history.
1980 On August - 01 uS swimmers set 3 world records at National championships
1980 On August - 01 strother Martin, actor (Slapshot), dies of heart attack at 61
1981 MTV premiers this day on this day in history.
1981 On August - 01 paddy Chayefsky, screenwriter (Network, Hospital) dies of cancer at 58
1982 Cathleen Nesbitt English actress (Seperate Tables), dies at 93 on August - 01.
1983 STS-8 vehicle moves to launch pad on this day in history.
1983 US District Court begins trying Yonkers accuse of race discrimination on this day in history.
1983 On August - 01 peter Arne, actor (Straw Dogs), bludgeoned to death in London at 62