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 This day in History - August 1
507 Historic Events for August 1
1978

Pete Rose goes hitless, ends his 44 game hitting streak (ties NL)

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1978

Commandos occupy Iraqi embassy in Paris, 1 dead

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1978

Braves stop Reds Pete Rose's hitting streak at 44 games

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1979

Maria de Lurdes Pintasilgo forms govt in Portugal

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1979

Joseph Kot„lla, German war criminal (4 of Breda), dies at 71

Death
1980

Strother Martin, actor (Slapshot), dies of heart attack at 61

Death
1980

Gerd Wessig of East Germany set high jump record

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1980

Waldemar Cierpinski wins 19th olympics marathon (2:11:03

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1981

Seppo Antero Yrjonpoika Nummi, composer, dies at 49

Death
1981

Paddy Chayefsky, screenwriter (Network, Hospital) dies of cancer at 58

Death
1981

Poland premier Jagielski resigns

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1981

MTV premieres at 12:01 AM

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1982

Heavy Israeli air bombardment on Beirut

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1982

H Aaron, F Robinson, T Jackson, and H Chandler inducted in Hall of Fame

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1982

Greg Louganis, US becomes 1st diver to score 700 (752.67) in 11 dives

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1982

Beth Daniel wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic

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1982

Petra Schneider swims world record 400m medley (4:36.10)

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1983

New Zealand score their 1st Test Cricket match victory in England

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1983

Peter Arne, actor (Straw Dogs), bludgeoned to death in London at 62

Death
1985

Emmy 12th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 6th time

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1985

Joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92

Death
1985

15.4 cm rainfall at Cheyenne, Wyoming (state record)

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1985

Vince Coleman steals 2 bases in 1st inning, for NL rookie record 74

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1986

Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia release from hospital after 3 week coma

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1986

Cleveland sets AL attendance record for twi-night doubleheader, 65,934

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