Historical Events In August - 01
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
1985 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo on this day in history.
1985 Frank Faylen vaudevillian, dies at 79 of pneumonia on August - 01.
1985 On August - 01 nASA launches space vehicle S-209
1985 On August - 01 joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92
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 August - 01.
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 August - 01.
1987 Benson Fong, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history raymond Carver poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1990 IBM gets out of typewriter business on this day in history.
1990 On August - 01 iraq invades & occupies Kuwait
1990 On this day in history norbert Elias, German/English/Neth philosopher/sociologist, dies
1991 Actress Hedy Lamarr, 77, arrested for shoplifting in Florida on this day in history.
1991 Hedy Lamaar is arrested for shoplifting in LA on this day in history.
1991 Space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) launched on August - 01.
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 August - 01.
1993 On this day in history 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 Loudi Nijhoff, Dutch actress (Alicia, Van Geluk Gesproken), dies on August - 01.
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 Ngiratkel Etpison, president of Palau (1989-92), dies on August - 01.
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 this day in history.