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Historical Events In August - 01

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

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

1985  Frank Faylen vaudevillian, dies at 79 of pneumonia on August - 01.  

1985  NASA launches space vehicle S-209 on August - 01.  

1985  Joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92 on August - 01.  

1986  Willem Klein, variety artist, dies at about 73 on this day in history.  

1987  Crossbow flight record (2,005 yds 1'9") set by Harry Drake in Nevada on August - 01.  

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  Benson Fong, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70 on August - 01.  

1988  On this day in history one-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon  

1988  Raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo on August - 01.  

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

1988  On August - 01 system Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC)  

1988  On August - 01 florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86  

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

1989  John Ogdon, English pianist/composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1990  On this day in history ashton Tate ships new database software, dBase IV  

1990  IBM gets out of typewriter business on August - 01.  

1990  On August - 01 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 August - 01.  

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  Chico Alvarez, trumpeteer (Stan Kenton Orch), dies of cancer at 72 on this day in history.  

1993  On August - 01 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 this day in history.  

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

1996  On this day in history john Lanigan, tenor, dies at 75  

1997  On this day in history boeing buys out McDonnell-Douglas for $16.3 billion  

1997  On this day in history ngiratkel Etpison, president of Palau (1989-92), dies  

2007  Scouting celebrates its 100th birthday with worldwide celebrations on this day in history.  

2007  On this day in history 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1313  Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364) was born on this day in history.  

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

1377  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)  

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 this day in history.  

1545  Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622) was born on August - 01.  

1555  On this day in history birth of edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597)  

1579  Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644) was born on August - 01.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  On this day in history justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies  

1137  Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on this day in history.  

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

1227  On August - 01 death of shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179)  

1402  Death of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341) on this day in history.  

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

1464  On this day in history death of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386)  

1541  On this day in history death of simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493)  

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