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Historical Events In August - 01

Friday, 03 July 2020

1985  5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo on this day in history.  

1985  On August - 01 frank Faylen vaudevillian, dies at 79 of pneumonia  

1985  On August - 01 nASA launches space vehicle S-209  

1985  On this day in history joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92  

1986  Willem Klein, variety artist, dies at about 73 on August - 01.  

1987  On this day in history crossbow flight record (2,005 yds 1'9") set by Harry Drake in Nevada  

1987  Michael Andretti runs fastest Indy car race in history (171.49 MPH) on this day in history.  

1987  On August - 01 mike Tyson beats Tony Tucker to become undisputed boxing champion  

1987  On this day in history benson Fong, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70  

1988  One-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon on August - 01.  

1988  On this day in history raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo  

1988  On this day in history raymond Carver poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50  

1988  System Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC) on August - 01.  

1988  On this day in history florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86  

1989  NASA confirmed Voyager 2's discovery of 3 more moons of Neptune designated temporarily 1989 N2, 1989 N3 & 1989 N24 on this day in history.  

1989  On August - 01 john Ogdon, English pianist/composer, dies at 52  

1990  On August - 01 ashton Tate ships new database software, dBase IV  

1990  On this day in history iBM gets out of typewriter business  

1990  On this day in history iraq invades & occupies Kuwait  

1990  Norbert Elias, German/English/Neth philosopher/sociologist, dies on August - 01.  

1991  Actress Hedy Lamarr, 77, arrested for shoplifting in Florida on this day in history.  

1991  On this day in history hedy Lamaar is arrested for shoplifting in LA  

1991  On August - 01 space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) launched  

1991  Stuart Wilson, actor (The Girl Who Had Everything), dies at 87 on August - 01.  

1992  On this day in history chico Alvarez, trumpeteer (Stan Kenton Orch), dies of cancer at 72  

1993  On this day in history alfred Manessier, Fr painter (glass-in-lead), dies in car crash at 81  

1994  NASDAQ computers crash - squirrel caused power outage on August - 01.  

1994  George Dixon, trumpet/sax, dies at 85 on August - 01.  

1995  On this day in history loudi Nijhoff, Dutch actress (Alicia, Van Geluk Gesproken), dies  

1996  John Lanigan, tenor, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1997  Boeing buys out McDonnell-Douglas for $16.3 billion on August - 01.  

1997  On August - 01 ngiratkel Etpison, president of Palau (1989-92), dies  

2007  Scouting celebrates its 100th birthday with worldwide celebrations on August - 01.  

2007  The I-35W Mississippi River Bridge on I-35W over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota between University Avenue and Washington Avenue collapses at 6:05 pm CST during the later part of rush hour, killing 13 people on August - 01.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1313  On August - 01 birth of emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364)  

1322  Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian was born on this day in history.  

1377  Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433) was born on August - 01.  

1495  On this day in history birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  

1520  Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) was born on August - 01.  

1545  Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622) was born on this day in history.  

1555  Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born on this day in history.  

1579  On August - 01 birth of luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on August - 01.  

1137  On this day in history louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)  

1190  On this day in history floris III, Count of Holland, dies  

1227  Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179) on this day in history.  

1402  Death of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341) on August - 01.  

1457  On this day in history laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50  

1464  On August - 01 death of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386)  

1541  Death of Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493) on August - 01.  

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