Historical Events In August - 01
Wednesday, 10 August 2022
1985 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo on August - 01.
1985 Frank Faylen vaudevillian, dies at 79 of pneumonia on this day in history.
1985 NASA launches space vehicle S-209 on this day in history.
1985 On this day in history joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92
1986 On August - 01 willem Klein, variety artist, dies at about 73
1987 On August - 01 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 August - 01.
1987 Mike Tyson beats Tony Tucker to become undisputed boxing champion on August - 01.
1987 On August - 01 benson Fong, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history nASA confirmed Voyager 2's discovery of 3 more moons of Neptune designated temporarily 1989 N2, 1989 N3 & 1989 N24
1989 On this day in history 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 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 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 On this day in history alfred Manessier, Fr painter (glass-in-lead), dies in car crash at 81
1994 On August - 01 nASDAQ computers crash - squirrel caused power outage
1994 On August - 01 george Dixon, trumpet/sax, dies at 85
1995 Loudi Nijhoff, Dutch actress (Alicia, Van Geluk Gesproken), dies on this day in history.
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 Ngiratkel Etpison, president of Palau (1989-92), dies on August - 01.
2007 On this day in history scouting celebrates its 100th birthday with worldwide celebrations.
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.