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Historical Events In August - 01

Friday, 14 May 2021

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

1985  On this day in history frank Faylen vaudevillian, dies at 79 of pneumonia  

1985  On this day in history nASA launches space vehicle S-209  

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 this day in history.  

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

1988  Raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo on this day in history.  

1988  Raymond Carver poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50 on August - 01.  

1988  System Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC) on this day in history.  

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

1989  On August - 01 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 August - 01.  

1990  Ashton Tate ships new database software, dBase IV on this day in history.  

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

1990  Iraq invades & occupies Kuwait on this day in history.  

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  Hedy Lamaar is arrested for shoplifting in LA on this day in history.  

1991  On this day in history space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) launched  

1991  Stuart Wilson, actor (The Girl Who Had Everything), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

1992  On August - 01 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 this day in history.  

1994  George Dixon, trumpet/sax, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1995  On August - 01 loudi Nijhoff, Dutch actress (Alicia, Van Geluk Gesproken), dies  

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

1997  On August - 01 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 August - 01.  

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  On this day in history birth of emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364)  

1322  Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian was born on August - 01.  

1377  On August - 01 birth of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)  

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

1520  On this day in history birth of sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)  

1545  On this day in history birth of andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622)  

1555  Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born on August - 01.  

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  Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on August - 01.  

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

1402  On this day in history death of edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)  

1457  Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on this day in history.  

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

1541  On August - 01 death of simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493)  

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