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August 1st, 2033 (August 01 2033)EventOctavian (later known as Augustus) enters Alexandria, Egypt, bringing it under the control of the Roman Republic.
August 1st, 2010 (August 01 2010)BirthClaudius, Roman Emperor (died in 54)
August 1st, 2007 (August 01 2007)EventThe I-35W Mississippi River Bridge spanning the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapsed during the evening rush hour.
August 1st, 2007 (August 01 2007)DeathTommy Makem, Irish folk singer (born in 1932)
August 1st, 2006 (August 01 2006)DeathJason Rhoades, American installation artist (born in 1965)
August 1st, 2006 (August 01 2006)DeathBob Thaves, American cartoonist (born in 1924)
August 1st, 2006 (August 01 2006)DeathIris Marion Young, American feminist and political scientist (born in 1949)
August 1st, 2005 (August 01 2005)DeathAl Aronowitz, American music journalist (born in 1928)
August 1st, 2005 (August 01 2005)DeathKing Fahd of Saudi Arabia (born in 1923)
August 1st, 2005 (August 01 2005)DeathConstant Nieuwenhuys, Dutch painter (born in 1920)
August 1st, 2005 (August 01 2005)DeathWibo, Dutch cartoonist (born in 1918)
August 1st, 2004 (August 01 2004)EventA supermarket fire kills 396 people and injures 500 in Asuncion, Paraguay.
August 1st, 2004 (August 01 2004)DeathPhilip Abelson American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (born in 1913)
August 1st, 2003 (August 01 2003)DeathGuy Thys, Belgian football coach (born in 1922)
August 1st, 2003 (August 01 2003)DeathMarie Trintignant, French actress (born in 1962)
August 1st, 2001 (August 01 2001)EventAn agreement is reached on the position of the minority Albanian language in the Republic of Macedonia.
August 1st, 2001 (August 01 2001)EventBulgaria, Cyprus, Latvia, Malta, Slovenia and Slovakia join the European Environment Agency.
August 1st, 2001 (August 01 2001)EventAlabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has a Ten Commandments monument installed in the judiciary building, leading to a lawsuit to have it removed and his own removal from office.
August 1st, 2001 (August 01 2001)DeathKorey Stringer, American football player (born in 1974)
August 1st, 1999 (August 01 1999)DeathNirad C. Chaudhuri, Indian-born writer (born in 1897)
August 1st, 1998 (August 01 1998)BirthKhamani Griffin, American actor
August 1st, 1998 (August 01 1998)DeathEva Bartok, Hungarian-born actress (born in 1927)
August 1st, 1997 (August 01 1997)DeathSviatoslav Richter, Ukrainian pianist (born in 1915)
August 1st, 1996 (August 01 1996)EventMichael Johnson breaks the 200m world record by 0.30 seconds with a time of 19.32 seconds at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.Michael Johns Quotes
August 1st, 1996 (August 01 1996)DeathFrida Boccara, French singer (born in 1940)
August 1st, 1996 (August 01 1996)DeathTadeus Reichstein, Polish chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (born in 1897)
August 1st, 1996 (August 01 1996)DeathLucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian physician and international aid worker (born in 1929)
August 1st, 1993 (August 01 1993)EventThe Great Flood of 1993 comes to a peak. The Mississippi River crested at St. Louis, hitting a record 49.58 feet above flood stage. The Missouri River would peak the next day (August 2) in St. Charles, Missouri at a record 39.6 feet above flood stage.
August 1st, 1990 (August 01 1990)DeathNorbert Elias, German sociologist (born in 1897)
August 1st, 1990 (August 01 1990)DeathGraham Young, British serial killer (born in 1947)
August 1st, 1989 (August 01 1989)DeathJohn Ogdon, English pianist (born in 1937)
August 1st, 1986 (August 01 1986)BirthBastian Schweinsteiger, German footballer
August 1st, 1986 (August 01 1986)BirthAndrew Taylor, English footballer
August 1st, 1986 (August 01 1986)BirthAnton Stralman, Swedish ice hockey player
August 1st, 1986 (August 01 1986)BirthElena Vesnina, Russian Tennis Player
August 1st, 1984 (August 01 1984)BirthValery Ortiz, Puerto Rican actress
August 1st, 1982 (August 01 1982)BirthAi Tominaga, Japanese model and actress
August 1st, 1981 (August 01 1981)EventMTV begins broadcasting in the United States and airs its first video, "Video Killed The Radio Star" by the Buggles.
August 1st, 1981 (August 01 1981)BirthStephen Hunt, Irish footballer
August 1st, 1981 (August 01 1981)BirthAshley Parker Angel, North American singer and actor
August 1st, 1981 (August 01 1981)DeathPaddy Chayefsky, American writer (born in 1923)
August 1st, 1980 (August 01 1980)EventButtevant Rail Disaster kills 18 and injures dozens of train passengers in Ireland.
August 1st, 1980 (August 01 1980)BirthMancini, Brazilian footballer
August 1st, 1980 (August 01 1980)DeathPatrick Depailler, French Formula 1 driver (born in 1944)
August 1st, 1980 (August 01 1980)DeathStrother Martin, American actor (born in 1919)
August 1st, 1979 (August 01 1979)BirthJunior Agogo, Ghanaian footballer
August 1st, 1979 (August 01 1979)BirthJason Momoa, American actor
August 1st, 1979 (August 01 1979)BirthHoneysuckle Weeks, English actress
August 1st, 1978 (August 01 1978)BirthDhani Harrison, English musician
August 1st, 1978 (August 01 1978)BirthEdgerrin James, American football player
August 1st, 1977 (August 01 1977)EventFormer Lockheed U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers crashes the news helicopter he was flying in Los Angeles
August 1st, 1977 (August 01 1977)BirthMarc Denis, Canadian ice hockey player
August 1st, 1977 (August 01 1977)BirthDamien Saez, French musician, songwriter, and author
August 1st, 1977 (August 01 1977)DeathGary Powers, American spy plane pilot (born in 1929)
August 1st, 1976 (August 01 1976)BirthKevin Joseph, American baseball player
August 1st, 1976 (August 01 1976)BirthNwankwo Kanu, Nigerian footballer
August 1st, 1976 (August 01 1976)BirthHasan Sas, Turkish footballer
August 1st, 1976 (August 01 1976)BirthSoren Jochumsen, Danish footballer
August 1st, 1975 (August 01 1975)EventCSCE Final Act creates the Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
August 1st, 1974 (August 01 1974)BirthBeckie Scott, Canadian cross-country skiing athlete
August 1st, 1974 (August 01 1974)DeathIldebrando Antoniutti, Italian Catholic cardinal (born in 1898)
August 1st, 1973 (August 01 1973)BirthGregg Berhalter, American footballer
August 1st, 1973 (August 01 1973)BirthTempestt Bledsoe, American actress
August 1st, 1973 (August 01 1973)BirthVeerle Dejaeghere, Belgian athlete
August 1st, 1973 (August 01 1973)BirthEduardo Noriega, Spanish actor
August 1st, 1973 (August 01 1973)DeathGian Francesco Malipiero, Italian composer (born in 1882)
August 1st, 1973 (August 01 1973)DeathWalter Ulbricht, German communist statesman (born in 1893)
August 1st, 1972 (August 01 1972)BirthDevon Hughes, American professional wrestler Devo Quotes
August 1st, 1972 (August 01 1972)BirthNicke Royale, Swedish musician (The Hellacopters)
August 1st, 1972 (August 01 1972)BirthTanya Reid, Canadian actress
August 1st, 1971 (August 01 1971)EventConcert for Bangladesh.
August 1st, 1971 (August 01 1971)BirthStuart Wade, English actor
August 1st, 1970 (August 01 1970)EventPowder Ridge Rock Festival.
August 1st, 1970 (August 01 1970)BirthDavid James, English footballer
August 1st, 1970 (August 01 1970)DeathFrances Farmer, American actress (born in 1913)Frances Farmer Quotes
August 1st, 1970 (August 01 1970)DeathOtto Heinrich Warburg, German physician and physiologist, Nobel Prize Laureate (born in 1883)
August 1st, 1969 (August 01 1969)BirthKevin Jarvis, American baseball player
August 1st, 1969 (August 01 1969)BirthDavid Wain, American actor
August 1st, 1968 (August 01 1968)EventThe coronation is held of Hassanal Bolkiah, the 29th Sultan of Brunei.
August 1st, 1968 (August 01 1968)BirthDan Donegan, American musician (Disturbed)
August 1st, 1968 (August 01 1968)BirthStacey Augmon, American basketball player
August 1st, 1967 (August 01 1967)EventIsrael annexes East Jerusalem.
August 1st, 1967 (August 01 1967)BirthGregg Jefferies, American baseball player
August 1st, 1967 (August 01 1967)DeathRichard Kuhn, Austrian chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (born in 1900)
August 1st, 1966 (August 01 1966)EventCharles Whitman kills 15 people at The University of Texas at Austin before being killed by the police.
August 1st, 1966 (August 01 1966)EventPurges of intellectuals and imperialists becomes official People s Republic of China policy at the beginning of the Cultural Revolution.
August 1st, 1966 (August 01 1966)DeathCharles Whitman, American mass murderer (shot by police) (born in 1941)
August 1st, 1965 (August 01 1965)EventPrincess Beatrix of the Netherlands announces her engagement to Claus von Amsberg.
August 1st, 1965 (August 01 1965)BirthSam Mendes, British stage and film director
August 1st, 1964 (August 01 1964)EventThe Belgian Congo is renamed the Republic of the Congo.
August 1st, 1964 (August 01 1964)BirthAdam Duritz, American musician (Counting Crows)
August 1st, 1964 (August 01 1964)DeathJohnny Burnette, American singer (born in 1934)
August 1st, 1963 (August 01 1963)BirthCoolio, American rapper
August 1st, 1963 (August 01 1963)BirthDemian Bichir, Mexican actor
August 1st, 1963 (August 01 1963)BirthJohn Carroll Lynch, American actor
August 1st, 1963 (August 01 1963)BirthDean Wareham, New Zealand musician (Galaxie 500, Luna, Dean and Britta)
August 1st, 1962 (August 01 1962)BirthRobert Clift, British field hockey player
August 1st, 1962 (August 01 1962)BirthJacob Matlala, South African boxer
August 1st, 1960 (August 01 1960)EventDahomey (later renamed Benin) declares independence from France.
August 1st, 1960 (August 01 1960)EventCommunist Party of Independence and Work is banned in Senegal.
August 1st, 1960 (August 01 1960)EventIslamabad declared as the federal capital of the Government of Pakistan.
August 1st, 1960 (August 01 1960)BirthChuck D, American rapper (Public Enemy)Chuck D Quotes
August 1st, 1960 (August 01 1960)BirthRichard Roeper, American columnist and film critic
August 1st, 1959 (August 01 1959)BirthJoe Elliott, English musician (Def Leppard)
August 1st, 1959 (August 01 1959)BirthOtomo Yoshihide, Japanese musician
August 1st, 1958 (August 01 1958)BirthAdrian Dunbar, Northern Irish actor
August 1st, 1958 (August 01 1958)BirthRob Buck, American musician (10,000 Maniacs) (died in 2000)
August 1st, 1958 (August 01 1958)BirthTor Hakon Holte, Norwegian cross country skier
August 1st, 1958 (August 01 1958)BirthKiki Vandeweghe, American basketball player
August 1st, 1958 (August 01 1958)BirthMichael Penn, American singer and songwriter
August 1st, 1957 (August 01 1957)EventThe United States and Canada form the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD).
August 1st, 1956 (August 01 1956)BirthTom Leykis, American radio personality
August 1st, 1955 (August 01 1955)BirthTrevor Berbick, Jamaican boxer
August 1st, 1953 (August 01 1953)BirthRobert Cray, American singer
August 1st, 1953 (August 01 1953)BirthCharles Gilpin, American Scientist (died in 1998)
August 1st, 1953 (August 01 1953)BirthHoward Kurtz, American journalist
August 1st, 1952 (August 01 1952)BirthZoran Dindic, Prime Minister of Serbia (died in 2003)
August 1st, 1951 (August 01 1951)BirthTommy Bolin, American guitarist (Deep Purple) (died in 1976)
August 1st, 1951 (August 01 1951)BirthPete Mackanin, American baseball player
August 1st, 1950 (August 01 1950)BirthJim Carroll, American poet and actor
August 1st, 1949 (August 01 1949)BirthKurmanbek Bakiyev, President of Kyrgyzstan
August 1st, 1948 (August 01 1948)EventThe U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations is founded.
August 1st, 1947 (August 01 1947)BirthChris L. Barnard, Welsh footballer
August 1st, 1947 (August 01 1947)BirthDennis Zine, Los Angeles City Councilman
August 1st, 1946 (August 01 1946)BirthFiona Stanley, Australian epidemiologist
August 1st, 1946 (August 01 1946)BirthBoz Burrell, British bass guitarist (King Crimson, Bad Company) (died in 2006)
August 1st, 1945 (August 01 1945)BirthDouglas D. Osheroff, American physicist, Nobel laureate
August 1st, 1945 (August 01 1945)BirthSandi Griffiths, American singer, The Lawrence Welk Show
August 1st, 1944 (August 01 1944)EventAnne Frank makes the last entry in her diary.Anne Frank Quotes
August 1st, 1944 (August 01 1944)EventWarsaw Uprising against the Nazi occupation breaks out in Warsaw, Poland.
August 1st, 1942 (August 01 1942)BirthJerry Garcia, American musician (The Grateful Dead) (died in 1995)Jerry Garcia Quotes
August 1st, 1942 (August 01 1942)BirthAndre Gagnon, French Canadian pianist and composer
August 1st, 1942 (August 01 1942)BirthGiancarlo Giannini, Italian actor
August 1st, 1941 (August 01 1941)EventThe first Jeep is produced.
August 1st, 1941 (August 01 1941)BirthEtienne Roda-Gil, French songwriter and screenwriter (died in 2004)
August 1st, 1937 (August 01 1937)EventTito reads the resolution "Manifesto of constitutional congress of KPH" to the constitutive congress of KPH (Croatian Communist Party) in woods near Samobor.
August 1st, 1937 (August 01 1937)BirthAl D Amato, United States Senator from New York
August 1st, 1936 (August 01 1936)EventOlympic Games: Summer Olympic GamesThe Games of the XI Olympiad open in Berlin.
August 1st, 1936 (August 01 1936)BirthYves Saint Laurent, French fashion designer (died in 2008)
August 1st, 1933 (August 01 1933)BirthDom DeLuise, American actor and comedian
August 1st, 1933 (August 01 1933)BirthJesse Corti, Venezuelan-born actor and comedian
August 1st, 1933 (August 01 1933)BirthMasaichi Kaneda, Japanese baseball player
August 1st, 1933 (August 01 1933)BirthDusan Trestik, Czech historian (died in 2007)
August 1st, 1932 (August 01 1932)BirthMeir Kahane, American founder of the Jewish Defense League (died in 1990)
August 1st, 1932 (August 01 1932)BirthMeena Kumari, Indian film actress (died in 1972)
August 1st, 1930 (August 01 1930)BirthPierre Bourdieu, French sociologist (died in 2002)
August 1st, 1930 (August 01 1930)BirthLionel Bart, English song-writer (died in 1999)Lionel Bart Quotes
August 1st, 1930 (August 01 1930)BirthJulie Bovasso, American actor and writer (died in 1991)
August 1st, 1929 (August 01 1929)BirthAnn Calvello, Roller Derby Queen (died in 2006)
August 1st, 1929 (August 01 1929)DeathSyd Gregory, Australian cricketer (born in 1870)
August 1st, 1927 (August 01 1927)EventThe Nanchang Uprising marks the first significant battle in the Chinese Civil War between the Kuomintang and Communist Party of China. This day is commemorated as the anniversary of the founding of the People s Liberation Army.
August 1st, 1927 (August 01 1927)BirthRaymond Leppard, English conductor
August 1st, 1926 (August 01 1926)BirthTheo Adam, German bass-baritone
August 1st, 1925 (August 01 1925)BirthErnst Jandl, Austrian writer (died in 2000)
August 1st, 1924 (August 01 1924)BirthGeorges Charpak, Ukrainian-born physicist, Nobel laureate
August 1st, 1924 (August 01 1924)BirthMarcia Mae Jones, American actress (died in 2007)
August 1st, 1922 (August 01 1922)BirthPat McDonald, Australian actress (died in 1990)
August 1st, 1921 (August 01 1921)BirthJack Kramer, American tennis player
August 1st, 1920 (August 01 1920)DeathBal Gangadhar Tilak, Indian nationalist leader (born in 1856)
August 1st, 1918 (August 01 1918)DeathJohn Riley Banister, American cowboy and Texas Ranger (born in 1854)
August 1st, 1917 (August 01 1917)DeathFrank Little, American labor organizer (lynched) (born in 1879)
August 1st, 1916 (August 01 1916)BirthAnne Hebert, French Canadian author and poet (died in 2000)
August 1st, 1914 (August 01 1914)EventGermany declares war on Russia at the opening of World War I. The Swiss Army mobilises because of World War I
August 1st, 1914 (August 01 1914)BirthJ. Lee Thompson, British film director (died in 2002)
August 1st, 1912 (August 01 1912)BirthHenry Jones, American actor (died in 1999)
August 1st, 1910 (August 01 1910)BirthJames Henry Govier, British artist (died in 1974)Henry James Quotes
August 1st, 1910 (August 01 1910)BirthWalter Scharf, American composer (died in 2003)
August 1st, 1907 (August 01 1907)EventFirst Scout camp opens on Brownsea Island.
August 1st, 1903 (August 01 1903)DeathCalamity Jane, American frontierswoman (born in 1853)
August 1st, 1902 (August 01 1902)EventThe United States buys the rights to the Panama Canal from France.
August 1st, 1901 (August 01 1901)BirthPancho Villa, Filipino world boxing champion (died in 1925)
August 1st, 1894 (August 01 1894)EventThe First Sino-Japanese War erupts between Japan and China over Korea.
August 1st, 1894 (August 01 1894)BirthOttavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (died in 1927)
August 1st, 1893 (August 01 1893)BirthKing Alexander I of Greece (died in 1920)
August 1st, 1891 (August 01 1891)BirthKarl Kobelt, Swiss politician (died in 1968)
August 1st, 1889 (August 01 1889)BirthWalter Gerlach, German physicist (died in 1979)
August 1st, 1885 (August 01 1885)BirthGeorge de Hevesy, Hungarian chemist, Nobel laureate (died in 1966)
August 1st, 1881 (August 01 1881)BirthOtto Toeplitz, German mathematician (died in 1940)
August 1st, 1876 (August 01 1876)EventColorado is admitted as the 38th U.S. state.
August 1st, 1871 (August 01 1871)BirthJohn Lester, American cricketer (died in 1969)
August 1st, 1866 (August 01 1866)DeathJohn Ross (aka. Kooweskoowe), Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation (born in 1790)
August 1st, 1858 (August 01 1858)BirthHans Rott, Austrian composer (died in 1884)
August 1st, 1858 (August 01 1858)BirthGaston Doumergue, French President (died in 1937)
August 1st, 1851 (August 01 1851)DeathWilliam Joseph Behr, German writer (born in 1775)
August 1st, 1843 (August 01 1843)BirthRobert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln; United States Secretary of War (died in 1926)Abraham Lincoln Quotes
August 1st, 1842 (August 01 1842)EventLombard Street Riot erupts
August 1st, 1838 (August 01 1838)EventSlaves in Trinidad and Tobago are emancipated.
August 1st, 1837 (August 01 1837)BirthMother Jones, American labor organizer (died in 1930)
August 1st, 1834 (August 01 1834)EventSlavery is abolished in the British Empire.
August 1st, 1832 (August 01 1832)EventThe Black Hawk War ends.
August 1st, 1831 (August 01 1831)EventA new London Bridge opens.
August 1st, 1828 (August 01 1828)EventBolton and Leigh Railway opens to freight traffic.
August 1st, 1820 (August 01 1820)EventLondon s Regent s Canal opens.
August 1st, 1819 (August 01 1819)BirthHerman Melville, American writer (died in 1891)Herman Melville Quotes
August 1st, 1818 (August 01 1818)BirthMaria Mitchell, American astronomer (died in 1889)
August 1st, 1815 (August 01 1815)BirthRichard Henry Dana, Jr., American lawyer, politician, and author (died in 1882)
August 1st, 1812 (August 01 1812)DeathYakov Kulnev, Russian general (killed in battle) (born in 1763)
August 1st, 1800 (August 01 1800)EventThe Act of Union 1800 is passed in which merges the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland into the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
August 1st, 1798 (August 01 1798)EventFrench Revolutionary Wars: Battle of the Nile (Battle of Aboukir Bay)Battle begins when a British fleet engages the French Revolutionary Navy fleet in an unusual night action.
August 1st, 1798 (August 01 1798)DeathFrancois-Paul Brueys D Aigalliers, French admiral (killed in battle) (born in 1753)
August 1st, 1796 (August 01 1796)DeathRobert Pigot, British army officer (born in 1720)
August 1st, 1787 (August 01 1787)DeathAlphonsus Liguori, Italian founder of the Redemptionist order (born in 1696)
August 1st, 1779 (August 01 1779)BirthFrancis Scott Key, American lawyer and lyricist (died in 1843)Francis Scott Key Quotes
August 1st, 1779 (August 01 1779)BirthLorenz Oken, German naturalist (died in 1851)
August 1st, 1774 (August 01 1774)EventThe element oxygen is discovered for the third (and last) time.
August 1st, 1770 (August 01 1770)BirthWilliam Clark, American explorer (died in 1838)
August 1st, 1744 (August 01 1744)BirthJean-Baptiste Lamarck, French scientist (died in 1829)
August 1st, 1738 (August 01 1738)BirthJacques Francois Dugommier, French general (died in 1794)
August 1st, 1714 (August 01 1714)BirthRichard Wilson, Welsh painter (died in 1782)
August 1st, 1714 (August 01 1714)DeathQueen Anne of Great Britain (born in 1665) Anne of Great Britain Quotes
August 1st, 1713 (August 01 1713)BirthCharles I, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg (died in 1780)
August 1st, 1675 (August 01 1675)DeathWeetamoo, sachem of Pocasetts, a band of the Wampanoag Indians her death winding up the end of King Philip s War
August 1st, 1664 (August 01 1664)EventThe Ottoman Empire is defeated in the Battle of Saint Gotthard by an Austrian army led by Raimondo Montecuccoli, resulting in the Peace of Vasvar.
August 1st, 1630 (August 01 1630)BirthThomas Clifford, 1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh, English statesman (died in 1673)
August 1st, 1619 (August 01 1619)EventFirst African slaves arrive in Jamestown, Virginia.
August 1st, 1589 (August 01 1589)DeathJacques Clement, French assassin of Henry III of France (born in 1567)
August 1st, 1580 (August 01 1580)DeathAlbrecht Giese, German politician and diplomat (born in 1524)
August 1st, 1579 (August 01 1579)BirthLuis Velez de Guevara, Spanish writer (died in 1644)
August 1st, 1557 (August 01 1557)DeathOlaus Magnus, Swedish writer (born in 1490)
August 1st, 1555 (August 01 1555)BirthEdward Kelley, English spirit medium (died in 1597)
August 1st, 1546 (August 01 1546)DeathPeter Faber, French Jesuit theologian (born in 1506)
August 1st, 1545 (August 01 1545)BirthAndrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (died in 1622)
August 1st, 1541 (August 01 1541)DeathSimon Grynaeus, German theologian (born in 1493)
August 1st, 1498 (August 01 1498)EventChristopher Columbus becomes the first European to visit Venezuela.Christopher Columbus Quotes
August 1st, 1492 (August 01 1492)EventFerdinand and Isabella drive the Jews out of Spain.
August 1st, 1464 (August 01 1464)DeathCosimo de Medici, ruler of Florence (born in 1386)
August 1st, 1461 (August 01 1461)EventEdward IV is crowned king of England.
August 1st, 1457 (August 01 1457)DeathLorenzo Valla, Italian humanist (bc. 1406)
August 1st, 1402 (August 01 1402)DeathEdmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (born in 1341)
August 1st, 1377 (August 01 1377)BirthEmperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (died in 1433)
August 1st, 1313 (August 01 1313)BirthEmperor Kogon of Japan (died in 1364)
August 1st, 1291 (August 01 1291)EventThe Swiss Confederation is formed with the signature of the Federal Charter.
August 1st, 1227 (August 01 1227)DeathShimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (born in 1179)
August 1st, 1203 (August 01 1203)EventIsaac II Angelus, restored Eastern Roman Emperor, declares his son Alexius IV Angelus co-emperor after pressure from the forces of the Ciaran Fourth Crusade.
August 1st, 1137 (August 01 1137)DeathKing Louis VI of France (born in 1081)
August 1st, 0902 (August 01 0902)EventTaormina, the last Byzantine stronghold in Sicily, is captured by the Aghlabid army.
August 1st, 0607 (August 01 0607)EventOno no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607).
August 1st, 0527 (August 01 0527)EventJustinian I becomes the only ruler of the Byzantine Empire.
August 1st, 0527 (August 01 0527)DeathEmperor Justin I (born in c. 450)
August 1st, 0371 (August 01 0371)DeathSt Eusebius of Vercelli, Italian bishop (born in c. 283)
August 1st, 0126 (August 01 0126)BirthPertinax, Roman Emperor (died in 193)

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