Historical Events In August - 01
Friday, 15 January 2021
1985 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo on August - 01.
1985 On August - 01 frank Faylen vaudevillian, dies at 79 of pneumonia
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 On August - 01 crossbow flight record (2,005 yds 1'9") set by Harry Drake in Nevada
1987 On this day in history michael Andretti runs fastest Indy car race in history (171.49 MPH)
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 this day in history.
1988 On August - 01 one-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon
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 August - 01.
1988 On August - 01 system Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC)
1988 Florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86 on August - 01.
1989 On August - 01 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 August - 01.
1990 Ashton Tate ships new database software, dBase IV on August - 01.
1990 IBM gets out of typewriter business on August - 01.
1990 Iraq invades & occupies Kuwait on this day in history.
1990 Norbert Elias, German/English/Neth philosopher/sociologist, dies on August - 01.
1991 On August - 01 actress Hedy Lamarr, 77, arrested for shoplifting in Florida
1991 On August - 01 hedy Lamaar is arrested for shoplifting in LA
1991 Space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) launched on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history stuart Wilson, actor (The Girl Who Had Everything), dies at 87
1992 On August - 01 chico Alvarez, trumpeteer (Stan Kenton Orch), dies of cancer at 72
1993 Alfred Manessier, Fr painter (glass-in-lead), dies in car crash at 81 on this day in history.
1994 NASDAQ computers crash - squirrel caused power outage on this day in history.
1994 George Dixon, trumpet/sax, dies at 85 on August - 01.
1995 On August - 01 loudi Nijhoff, Dutch actress (Alicia, Van Geluk Gesproken), dies
1996 John Lanigan, tenor, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1997 On August - 01 boeing buys out McDonnell-Douglas for $16.3 billion
1997 On this day in history ngiratkel Etpison, president of Palau (1989-92), dies
2007 On August - 01 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 August - 01.