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Historical Events In August - 31

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1971  On this day in history dave Scott becomes first person to drive a car on the Moon  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On this day in history olga Korbut, USSR, wins olympic gold medal in gymnastics  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On August - 31 the first heavyweight championship fight in Japan (Foreman beats Roman)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On August - 31 john Ford, US director (Mary of Scotland, Stagecoach), dies at 78  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  On August - 31 william Pershing Benedict, American pilot  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  Pierre Blaise, French actor (Lacombe Lucien), dies at 24 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  On this day in history kornelis H Miskotte, theologist (If the Gods Keep Silent), dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  On August - 31 aleksandr Fedotov sets aircraft alt rec of 38.26 km (125,524')  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  On August - 31 ian Smith wins the Rhodesian general election with 80 per cent of the overwhelmingly white electorate's vote.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  Symbionese Liberation Army founders William & Emily Harris plead guilty to 1974 kidnapping of newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1979  Comet Howard-Koomur-Michels collides with the Sun on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  Donald McHenry named to succeed Andrew Young as UN ambassador on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  On August - 31 movie actress Sally Rand dies of heart failure at age 76 in Glendora, CAug 31,  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  E J "Tiger" Smith, England cricket wicket-keeper 1911-14), dies on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  On August - 31 poland's Solidarity labor union founded  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  Joseph H Hirschhorn, US art collector/founder H Museum, dies at 82 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  On this day in history pinklin Thomas defeats Tim Witherspoon for the WBC heavyweight title  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  On August - 31 night Stalker suspect that terrorized S Calif captured in East LA  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  On this day in history a private plane collides with an Aeromexico jet over Cerritos, CA, killing 82 people.Aug 31,  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  On August - 31 aeromexico jet & small plane collide kill 82  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  Soviet passenger ship Adm Nakhimov, collides with a merchant vessel on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  Henry Moore, English sculptor/cartoonist, dies at 88 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  Curtis Strange sets golf's earning for the year record ($697,385) on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On this day in history 5-day power blackout of downtown Seattle begins  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  A Delta Boeing 727 crashes during takeoff from Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, killing 14 passengers on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  Johnny Lindsay, cricketer (South African wicket-keeper 1947), dies on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  On August - 31 leigh Watson, US aviation pioneer/air force general, dies at 93  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  On this day in history russians pull last 500 military personnel left from cold war, out of Lithuania  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  On August - 31 gerben Wagenaar, Dutch resistance fighter (communist), dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  Artur Balsam, Polish/US pianist, dies at 88 on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1995  Beant Singh, PM of Punjab province of India, assassinated at 73 on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  On this day in history david Scott, priest, dies at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales, dies in car crash in Paris at 36 on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1999  On August - 31 a Boeing 737 jet crashes during takeoff from Buenos Aires, Argentina, killing 72 people.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1569  On August - 31 birth of djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1602  Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik was born on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1663  On August - 31 birth of guillaume Amontons, French physicist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1696  Johann Paul Kunzen, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1721  George Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol, British statesman (d. 1775) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1741  On August - 31 birth of johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1741  Husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1748  Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In August - 31

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0651  On this day in history death of saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0683  On this day in history death of pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1056  On August - 31 death of theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1057  Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1158  Sancho III, King of Castile, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1218  On August - 31 al-Malik ab-Adil/Saphadin/Saif al-Din), brother of Saladin, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1234  Death of Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212) on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1372  Death of Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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