Historical Events In August - 01
Thursday, 06 May 2021
1985 On this day in history 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo
1985 Frank Faylen vaudevillian, dies at 79 of pneumonia on this day in history.
1985 NASA launches space vehicle S-209 on this day in history.
1985 Joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92 on August - 01.
1986 Willem Klein, variety artist, dies at about 73 on August - 01.
1987 Crossbow flight record (2,005 yds 1'9") set by Harry Drake in Nevada on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1988 One-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo
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 NASA confirmed Voyager 2's discovery of 3 more moons of Neptune designated temporarily 1989 N2, 1989 N3 & 1989 N24 on this day in history.
1989 John Ogdon, English pianist/composer, dies at 52 on August - 01.
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 Iraq invades & occupies Kuwait on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history norbert Elias, German/English/Neth philosopher/sociologist, dies
1991 On this day in history actress Hedy Lamarr, 77, arrested for shoplifting in Florida
1991 Hedy Lamaar is arrested for shoplifting in LA on this day in history.
1991 On August - 01 space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) launched
1991 On this day in history stuart Wilson, actor (The Girl Who Had Everything), dies at 87
1992 On this day in history 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 On August - 01 nASDAQ computers crash - squirrel caused power outage
1994 On August - 01 george Dixon, trumpet/sax, dies at 85
1995 On this day in history loudi Nijhoff, Dutch actress (Alicia, Van Geluk Gesproken), dies
1996 John Lanigan, tenor, dies at 75 on August - 01.
1997 On August - 01 boeing buys out McDonnell-Douglas for $16.3 billion
1997 Ngiratkel Etpison, president of Palau (1989-92), dies on this day in history.
2007 On this day in history scouting celebrates its 100th birthday with worldwide celebrations.
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.