Historical Events In August - 01
Monday, 03 October 2022
1961 On this day in history beatles first gig as house band of Liverpool's Cavern Club
1962 On this day in history nASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m
1962 On this day in history leon Kruczkowski, Polish author (Niemcy), dies at 62
1963 On this day in history the Beatles Book is sold out on its first day of sale
1963 On this day in history theodore Roethke, US poet (Praise to the end!), dies
1964 Beatles' "Hard Day's Night" single goes to #1 spot on the charts on August - 01.
1964 On this day in history jack Kirkwood actor (Fibber McGee & Molly), dies at 69
1964 On August - 01 north Vietnam fires on a US destroyer in Gulf of Tonkin and so it begins in earnest
1964 Race riot in Jersey City NJ on this day in history.
1964 Johnny Burnette, rocker, drowns at 30 on this day in history.
1965 Kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1966 On August - 01 the Texas Tower Massacre - University student killed 10 and wounded 31.
1966 On August - 01 bud Powell, US jazz pianist/composer, dies
1967 US's Lunar Orbiter 5 launched; enters lunar orbit Aug 5 on this day in history.
1970 Frances Farmer, actress (Toast of NY, Come & Get It), dies at 55 on August - 01.
1972 Brian Cole rocker with the Association, dies of heroin OD at 28 on August - 01.
1972 Gold hits record $70 an ounce in London on August - 01.
1973 Gian Francesco Malipiero, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.
1975 Helsinki Agreement, on human rights, signed by over 35 nations on August - 01.
1975 Helsinki Pact guaranteeing boundaries, rights signed by 35 nations on August - 01.
1975 On August - 01 howard Joslin, actor (Quebec, Detective Story), dies at 68
1976 On August - 01 trinidad and Tobago independence
1977 On August - 01 francis Gary Powers, US U-2 pilot, dies at 47
1979 Gilda Radner Live From New York opens on Broadway on August - 01.
1979 Thurmon Munson killed in a plane crash at Akron Oh at 32 on August - 01.
1980 Gerd Wessig of East Germany set the high jump record on August - 01.
1980 On August - 01 uS swimmers set 3 world records at National championships
1980 On August - 01 strother Martin, actor (Slapshot), dies of heart attack at 61
1981 MTV premiers this day on August - 01.
1981 Paddy Chayefsky, screenwriter (Network, Hospital) dies of cancer at 58 on this day in history.
1982 On August - 01 cathleen Nesbitt English actress (Seperate Tables), dies at 93
1983 STS-8 vehicle moves to launch pad on August - 01.
1983 On this day in history uS District Court begins trying Yonkers accuse of race discrimination
1983 On this day in history peter Arne, actor (Straw Dogs), bludgeoned to death in London at 62