Historical Events In August - 01
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
1985 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo on August - 01.
1985 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1986 On August - 01 willem Klein, variety artist, dies at about 73
1987 Crossbow flight record (2,005 yds 1'9") set by Harry Drake in Nevada on August - 01.
1987 Michael Andretti runs fastest Indy car race in history (171.49 MPH) on this day in history.
1987 On August - 01 mike Tyson beats Tony Tucker to become undisputed boxing champion
1987 On this day in history benson Fong, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70
1988 On this day in history one-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon
1988 On August - 01 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 On this day in history system Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC)
1988 Florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86 on August - 01.
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 On August - 01 john Ogdon, English pianist/composer, dies at 52
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 On August - 01 iraq invades & occupies Kuwait
1990 On August - 01 norbert Elias, German/English/Neth philosopher/sociologist, dies
1991 Actress Hedy Lamarr, 77, arrested for shoplifting in Florida on this day in history.
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 August - 01.
1992 Chico Alvarez, trumpeteer (Stan Kenton Orch), dies of cancer at 72 on this day in history.
1993 Alfred Manessier, Fr painter (glass-in-lead), dies in car crash at 81 on August - 01.
1994 NASDAQ computers crash - squirrel caused power outage on August - 01.
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 On August - 01 john Lanigan, tenor, dies at 75
1997 On this day in history 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 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.