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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1313  Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364) was born on August - 01.  

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  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.  

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  On August - 01 floris III, Count of Holland, dies  

1227  Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179) on this day in history.  

1402  On August - 01 death of edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)  

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 this day in history.  

1541  Death of Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493) on this day in history.  

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