Historical Events In August - 01
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1985 On August - 01 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo
1985 On August - 01 frank Faylen vaudevillian, dies at 79 of pneumonia
1985 On August - 01 nASA launches space vehicle S-209
1985 On this day in history joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92
1986 Willem Klein, variety artist, dies at about 73 on August - 01.
1987 On this day in history 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 Benson Fong, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70 on August - 01.
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 August - 01.
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 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 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 this day in history.
1990 On August - 01 iraq invades & occupies Kuwait
1990 On August - 01 norbert Elias, German/English/Neth philosopher/sociologist, dies
1991 On August - 01 actress Hedy Lamarr, 77, arrested for shoplifting in Florida
1991 On this day in history hedy Lamaar is arrested for shoplifting in LA
1991 Space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) launched on this day in history.
1991 On August - 01 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 NASDAQ computers crash - squirrel caused power outage on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history george Dixon, trumpet/sax, dies at 85
1995 Loudi Nijhoff, Dutch actress (Alicia, Van Geluk Gesproken), dies on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history john Lanigan, tenor, dies at 75
1997 On August - 01 boeing buys out McDonnell-Douglas for $16.3 billion
1997 On August - 01 ngiratkel Etpison, president of Palau (1989-92), dies
2007 Scouting celebrates its 100th birthday with worldwide celebrations on August - 01.
2007 On August - 01 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.