Historical Events In August - 01
Friday, 03 July 2020
1985 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo on this day in history.
1985 On August - 01 frank Faylen vaudevillian, dies at 79 of pneumonia
1985 On August - 01 nASA launches space vehicle S-209
1985 On this day in history joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92
1986 Willem Klein, variety artist, dies at about 73 on August - 01.
1987 On this day in history crossbow flight record (2,005 yds 1'9") set by Harry Drake in Nevada
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 this day in history benson Fong, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70
1988 One-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon on August - 01.
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 On this day in history florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86
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 On August - 01 john Ogdon, English pianist/composer, dies at 52
1990 On August - 01 ashton Tate ships new database software, dBase IV
1990 On this day in history iBM gets out of typewriter business
1990 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 August - 01.
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 John Lanigan, tenor, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1997 Boeing buys out McDonnell-Douglas for $16.3 billion on August - 01.
1997 On August - 01 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 August - 01.