August 01 in History – What happened on 01 August in Past

✅ Published on August 1st, 2019 in August in History

01 August - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on August 01, the day number in a year is 213 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 214. August 01 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

August 01 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
527Upon the death of Justin I, Justinian the Great became the soleruler of the Byzantine Empire.
902Led by Ibrahim II of Ifriqiya, the Aghlabids captured theByzantine stronghold of Taormina, concluding the Muslim conquest ofSicily.
1714Queen George Ludwig became King George I of England.
1715Introduced during a time of civil disturbance in Great Britain,the Riot Act came into force, authorising authorities to declare anygroup of twelve or more people to be unlawfully assembled.
1729The comet of 1729, possibly the largest comet, with the most pronounced magnitude on record, was discovered by Nicholas Sarbut. Joe was a professor of mathematics in Marseille.
1732The Bank of England was inaugurated.
1770The Battle of Kagal: 150,000 Turks were eliminated by Russian commander Puert Romintsov.
1774British scientist Joseph Priestley liberated oxygen gas,corroborating the discovery of this element by German-Swedish chemistCarl Wilhelm Scheele.
1785Caroline Herschel became Comet's first female finder.
1786Caroline Herschel discovered a comet, the first discovery by a woman.
1798French Revolutionary Wars-The Battle of the Nile startedbetween a British fleet commanded by Rear-Admiral Horatio Nelson and aFrench fleet under Vice-Admiral François-Paul Brueys d'Aigalliers.
1801First Barbary War-The American schooner USS Enterprise captured the Tripolitan polacca Tripoli in a single-ship action off thecoast of modern-day Libya.
1818A separate topographical bureau of the United States Department was established.
1834The Slavery Abolition Act 1833 came into force, officiallyabolishing slavery in most of the British Empire.
1838Former slaves were freed from their partners in Jamaica.
1842A parade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, celebrating the endof slavery in the West Indies was attacked by a mob, leading to threedays of riots.
1855The first ascent on Monte Rosa, the second highest summit in the Alps was held.
1869Harcourt Butler, an Indian Civil Service officer, was the first Governor of Uttar Pradesh.
1883In order to give importance to the postal service, Great Britain introduced the inland postal service.
1883Inland postal services were started in Great Britain.
1902A pit explosion in Wollongong, Australia, killed 100 people.
1907Robert Baden-Powell held the first scout camp at BrownseaIsland in Dorset, England, beginning the Scouting movement.
1907Robert Baden-Powell took the first scout camp on Brownsea Island, England.
1914The First World War in history was initiated by Germany and Russia.
1914The New York Stock Exchange was closed due to war in Europe.
1920National Father Mahatma Gandhi non-violently launched the Non-Cooperation Movement.
1924King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia was born.
1944World War II-The Polish Home Army began the Warsaw Uprising inWarsaw against the Nazi occupation of Poland, a rebellion that lasted 63days until it was quelled by the Germans.
1946The Atomic Energy Commission was established in the United States.
1957The National Book Institute was established.
1960The old capital of Pakistan was changed from Karachi to Islamabad.
1965Cigarette advertising banned on British television.
1971Astronauts James Irwin and David Scottcame across a rock called Genesis rock during a moon safari on 'lunar rover'. It is assumed to be roughly 4,500 million years old.
1976The Seattle Seahawks played their first football game.
1981The American cable television network MTV, the first dedicatedvideo-based outlet for music, made its debut with the music video forthe song 'Video Killed the Radio Star' by The Buggles.
1984Commercial peat-cutters discovered the preserved bog body of aman, called Lindow Man, at Lindow Moss, Cheshire, North West England.
1995Another moon of Saturn was discovered by the Hubble telescope.
1997As claimed by the material published by The National Cancer Institute, the nuclear testing during the 1950s could be a root-cause of thyroid cancer and as a result an approximate of 10,000 to 75,000 people, exposed to the fallout, could develop thyroid cancer.
1997Steve Jobs rejoined Macworld, Apple Computer and Inc. of downtown Boston.
2000Judge J. Calvitt Clarke Jr. On his own solidarity ruled that the R. M. Utes. Titanic Company, which had recovery claims on the Titanic, was forbidden from cutting into the sunken ship and looting the artifacts. The salvage organization apparently was in search of lost diamonds worth $300 million, and had traded chunks of coal by the means of the well-known ship calamity.
2000For the first time in Iran, women were also empowered to make imams in madrasas.
2000Ali Sardar Jafri is the famous poet who was awarded the Jnanpith Award.
2001The prohibition on human cloning is not voted into law, even with The United States House of Representatives voting for it since the Democratic led Senate was antagonistic towards it.
2005Saudi King Emperor Fahd bin Abdul Aziz died and the late emperor's brother Shahzada Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz was appointed the new ruler of the country.
2006The United Kingdom and the state of California correspond to decrease their effects on the environment. Prime Minister Tony Blair and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger came to this agreement after Blair visited Long Beach, California.
2006The world's first earthquake early warning service was launched by Japan.
2007New Zealand launches it's first over the counter readily available bio-fuel, which is made of 90 percent fuel as well as ten percent bio-ethanol produced from cows' milk.
2007Bridge 9340, carrying Interstate 35W across the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US, suffered a catastrophic failure and collapsed, killing 13 people and injuring 145.
2007The International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO) was held in Hanoi, Vietnam, in which 6 members of the Indian team won three silver medals.
2008The president of Brazil, Luis Inacio Lula de Silva, launched a fund targeted at safeguarding the Amazon rainforest. This was done in order to come up with alternatives to cutting down the forests and fight the climate changes. The fund depends on international donations.
2008India's special monitoring agreement was cleared by the Board of the International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA.
2009At a collective Security Treaty organization summit, Russia signed a deal that will allow it to open another military service foundation within Kyrgyzstan.
2009A shooting attack at the Gay and Lesbian Association buildingin Tel-Aviv, Israel, resulted in the deaths of two people.
2011According to a Reuters report Foxconn Technology, a computer assembler with it’s headquarter in Taiwan, intends on adding one million robots to its plants over the next three years.
2014Liberia and Sierra Leone declare a state of emergency in response to the Ebola virus disease by sending in troops and ordering the closure of schools and markets and the quarantining of affected communities.



Famous Birthdays of August 01 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1949Ray Nettles / Footballer / United States of America
1920Raul Renter / Chess Player / Estonia
1910Walter Scharf / Composer / United States of America
1964Adam Duritz / Writer / United States of America
1948Cliff Branch / Footballer / United States of America
1744Jean-Baptiste Lamarck / Soldier / France
1959Joe Elliott / Writer / United Kingdom
1858Hans Rott / Organist / Austria
1954Benno Möhlmann / Footballer / Germany
1939Robert James Waller / Author / United States of America
1903Paul Horgan / Author / United States of America
1930Lawrence Eagleburger / Politician / United States of America
1979Jason Momoa / Actor / United States of America
1976David Nemirovsky / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1958Kiki Vandeweghe / Basketball Player / United States of America
1974Marek Galiński / Cyclist / Poland
1907Eric Shipton / Mountaineer / United Kingdom
1925Ernst Jandl / Poet / Austria
1992Austin Rivers / Basketball Player / United States of America
1941Étienne Roda-Gil / Writer / France
1933Teri Shields / Actress / United States of America
1948David Gemmell / Author / United Kingdom
1934John Beck / Cricketer / New Zealand
1939Bob Frankford / Politician / United Kingdom
1986Damien Allen / Footballer / United Kingdom
1937Al D'Amato / Politician / United States of America
1972Christer Basma / Footballer / Norway
1911Jackie Ormes / Journalist / United States of America
1982Montserrat Lombard / Actress / United Kingdom
1994Ayaka Wada / Singer / Japan

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