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 This day in History - August 1
507 Historic Events for August 1
1973

Ben Johnson, cricketer (promising South Australian opening batsman)

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1973

Gregg Berhalter, Englewood NJ, soccer defender (Olympics-gold-96)

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1973

Tempestt Bledsoe, Chicago, actress (Vanessa Huxtable-Cosby Show)

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1973

Mario Bennett, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Phoenix Suns)

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1973

H J Witteveen appointed as director of IMF

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1973

Walter Ulbricht, pres German DR, dies at 80

Death
1973

Gian Francesco Malipiero, composer, dies at 91

Death
1974

Virginia Squires trade Julius "Dr J" Erving to NY Nets

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1974

Kerwin Waldroup, DL (Detroit Lions)

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1975

Helsinki Pact guaranteeing boundaries, rights signed by 35 nations

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1975

Billy Martin replaces Bill Virdon as manager of NY Yankees

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1975

Mandy Leigh, Greensburg Penn, actress (Bloodscent)

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1975

41st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Pittsburgh 21, All-Stars 14 (54,103)

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1975

38 government leaders signs Helsinki accord

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1975

Howard Joslin, actor (Quebec, Detective Story), dies at 68

Death
1976

21st Olympic games close at Montreal Canada

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1976

Flash flood in Big Thompson Canyon Colo on Route 34, kills 139

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1976

Seattle Seahawks play 1st (preseason) game (SF 27, Seattle 20)

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1976

Liz Taylor's 6th divorce (re-divorces Richard Burton)

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1976

David Nemirovsky, Toronto, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)

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1976

Eryn Bulmer, Edmonton Alberta, diver (Olympics-96)

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1976

Nwankwo Kanu, soccer player (Ajax)

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1977

Francis Gary Powers, US U-2 pilot, dies at 47

Death
1977

SF Giant Willie McCovey hits NL record 18th grand slammer

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1978

Dhani Harrison, George Harrison's 1st child

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