Historical Events In August - 01
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1985 On August - 01 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo
1985 Frank Faylen vaudevillian, dies at 79 of pneumonia on August - 01.
1985 NASA launches space vehicle S-209 on August - 01.
1985 On August - 01 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 this day in history.
1987 Mike Tyson beats Tony Tucker to become undisputed boxing champion on this day in history.
1987 Benson Fong, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1988 One-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon on August - 01.
1988 On this day in history raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo
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 On August - 01 florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86
1989 NASA confirmed Voyager 2's discovery of 3 more moons of Neptune designated temporarily 1989 N2, 1989 N3 & 1989 N24 on August - 01.
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 this day in history.
1990 Iraq invades & occupies Kuwait on August - 01.
1990 Norbert Elias, German/English/Neth philosopher/sociologist, dies on August - 01.
1991 On this day in history actress Hedy Lamarr, 77, arrested for shoplifting in Florida
1991 On August - 01 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 this day in history.
1992 On this day in history chico Alvarez, trumpeteer (Stan Kenton Orch), dies of cancer at 72
1993 On August - 01 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 George Dixon, trumpet/sax, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1995 On August - 01 loudi Nijhoff, Dutch actress (Alicia, Van Geluk Gesproken), dies
1996 On August - 01 john Lanigan, tenor, dies at 75
1997 Boeing buys out McDonnell-Douglas for $16.3 billion on this day in history.
1997 On this day in history ngiratkel Etpison, president of Palau (1989-92), dies
2007 Scouting celebrates its 100th birthday with worldwide celebrations on August - 01.
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.