Historical Events In August - 01
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
1985 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo on this day in history.
1985 Frank Faylen vaudevillian, dies at 79 of pneumonia on August - 01.
1985 NASA launches space vehicle S-209 on August - 01.
1985 Joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92 on August - 01.
1986 Willem Klein, variety artist, dies at about 73 on this day in history.
1987 Crossbow flight record (2,005 yds 1'9") set by Harry Drake in Nevada on August - 01.
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 Benson Fong, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70 on August - 01.
1988 On this day in history one-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon
1988 Raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo on August - 01.
1988 On this day in history raymond Carver poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50
1988 On August - 01 system Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC)
1988 On August - 01 florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86
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 John Ogdon, English pianist/composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history ashton Tate ships new database software, dBase IV
1990 IBM gets out of typewriter business on August - 01.
1990 On August - 01 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 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 Stuart Wilson, actor (The Girl Who Had Everything), dies at 87 on August - 01.
1992 Chico Alvarez, trumpeteer (Stan Kenton Orch), dies of cancer at 72 on this day in history.
1993 On August - 01 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 this day in history.
1995 On this day in history loudi Nijhoff, Dutch actress (Alicia, Van Geluk Gesproken), dies
1996 On this day in history john Lanigan, tenor, dies at 75
1997 On this day in history boeing buys out McDonnell-Douglas for $16.3 billion
1997 On this day in history ngiratkel Etpison, president of Palau (1989-92), dies
2007 Scouting celebrates its 100th birthday with worldwide celebrations on this day in history.
2007 On this day in history 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.