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Historical Events In August - 01

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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

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

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

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

1986  On this day in history willem Klein, variety artist, dies at about 73  

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

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 August - 01 benson Fong, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70  

1988  On August - 01 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 August - 01.  

1988  Florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86 on August - 01.  

1989  NASA confirmed Voyager 2's discovery of 3 more moons of Neptune designated temporarily 1989 N2, 1989 N3 & 1989 N24 on August - 01.  

1989  On this day in history john Ogdon, English pianist/composer, dies at 52  

1990  Ashton Tate ships new database software, dBase IV on August - 01.  

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

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

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  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  On this day in history stuart Wilson, actor (The Girl Who Had Everything), dies at 87  

1992  Chico Alvarez, trumpeteer (Stan Kenton Orch), dies of cancer at 72 on August - 01.  

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  On this day in history george Dixon, trumpet/sax, dies at 85  

1995  Loudi Nijhoff, Dutch actress (Alicia, Van Geluk Gesproken), dies on this day in history.  

1996  On August - 01 john Lanigan, tenor, dies at 75  

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

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  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 this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1495  Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect was born on this day in history.  

1520  On August - 01 birth of sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)  

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

1555  On August - 01 birth of edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597)  

1579  Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  On August - 01 justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies  

1137  On August - 01 louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)  

1190  Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on August - 01.  

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  Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on August - 01.  

1464  On this day in history 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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