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.