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Historical Events In August - 01

Monday, 01 March 2021

1985  5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo on August - 01.  

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

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

1985  Joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92 on this day in history.  

1986  On August - 01 willem Klein, variety artist, dies at about 73  

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

1987  On August - 01 michael Andretti runs fastest Indy car race in history (171.49 MPH)  

1987  On this day in history 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  On this day in history one-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon  

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 this day in history.  

1988  Florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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  John Ogdon, English pianist/composer, dies at 52 on August - 01.  

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

1990  IBM gets out of typewriter business on this day in history.  

1990  Iraq invades & occupies Kuwait on August - 01.  

1990  On this day in history norbert Elias, German/English/Neth philosopher/sociologist, dies  

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  Space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) launched on August - 01.  

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

1992  On August - 01 chico Alvarez, trumpeteer (Stan Kenton Orch), dies of cancer at 72  

1993  Alfred Manessier, Fr painter (glass-in-lead), dies in car crash at 81 on this day in history.  

1994  On this day in history nASDAQ computers crash - squirrel caused power outage  

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

1997  Boeing buys out McDonnell-Douglas for $16.3 billion on this day in history.  

1997  Ngiratkel Etpison, president of Palau (1989-92), dies on August - 01.  

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

1322  On this day in history birth of peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian  

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

1495  On August - 01 birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  

1520  On August - 01 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 this day in history.  

1579  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history 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  Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on August - 01.  

1464  Death of Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386) on August - 01.  

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

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