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Historical Events In August - 31

Thursday, 18 August 2022

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

1972  Olga Korbut, USSR, wins olympic gold medal in gymnastics on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On this day in history the first heavyweight championship fight in Japan (Foreman beats Roman)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On this day in history 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 August - 31 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  Ian Smith wins the Rhodesian general election with 80 per cent of the overwhelmingly white electorate's vote on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  On August - 31 symbionese Liberation Army founders William & Emily Harris plead guilty to 1974 kidnapping of newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  On this day in history comet Howard-Koomur-Michels collides with the Sun  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  On this day in history e J "Tiger" Smith, England cricket wicket-keeper 1911-14), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  Poland's Solidarity labor union founded on this day in history.  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 August - 31 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 August - 31 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  Aeromexico jet & small plane collide kill 82 on August - 31.  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 August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1988  5-day power blackout of downtown Seattle begins on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On August - 31 a Delta Boeing 727 crashes during takeoff from Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, killing 14 passengers.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  Johnny Lindsay, cricketer (South African wicket-keeper 1947), dies on this day in history.  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  Russians pull last 500 military personnel left from cold war, out of Lithuania on August - 31.  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 this day in history.  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  On August - 31 diana Spencer, Princess of Wales, dies in car crash in Paris at 36  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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Famous Birthdays In August - 31

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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  Guillaume Amontons, French physicist was born on this day in history.  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  On this day in history birth of george Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol, British statesman (d. 1775)  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  On August - 31 birth of jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0651  Death of Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0683  Death of Pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1057  On this day in history leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1218  Al-Malik ab-Adil/Saphadin/Saif al-Din), brother of Saladin, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1234  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212)  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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