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 This day in History - August 1
507 Historic Events for August 1
1986

Bert Blyleven becomes 10th pitcher to strike out 3,000

Event
1986

Willem Klein, variety artist, dies at about 73

Death
1986

Tennis ace John McEnroe marries actress Tatum O'Neal

Event
1987

Crossbow flight record (2,005 yds 1'9") set by Harry Drake in Nevada

Event
1987

Mike Tyson beat Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1987

Nurse Mary R Stout chosen chairperson of Vietnam Veterans of America

Event
1987

Pola Negri, actress (Forbidden Paradise), dies at 92

Death
1987

Benson Fong, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70

Death
1987

Bananarama's Siobhan Fahey marries Eurythmics Dave Stewart

Event
1988

Trindad Silva, actor (Hill St Blues), dies at 38 in an auto accident

Death
1988

John Cardinal Dearden, US cardinal, dies at 80

Death
1988

Florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86

Death
1988

Deep Rover 1-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon

Event
1989

Australia take 3-0 series lead over England to regain Cricket Ashes

Event
1989

John Ogdon, English pianist/composer, dies at 52

Death
1990

Landry Allbright, actress (Bridget Forrester-Bold and Beautiful)

Birth
1990

Norbert Elias, German/English/Neth philosopher/sociologist, dies

Death
1990

"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" closes at Eugene O'Neill NYC after 149 perfs

Event
1990

Indians' Alex Cole sets club record with 5 stolen bases in one game

Event
1990

Iraq pulls out of talks with Kuwait

Event
1990

Soyuz TM-10 launches

Event
1990

Stanton Cook becomes CEO of Chicago Cubs

Event
1991

Actress Hedy Lamarr, 77, arrested for shoplifting in Florida

Event
1991

Italian/Argentine Soccer star Diego Maradona retires

Event
1991

Stuart Wilson, actor (Lethal Weapon 3), dies at 87

Death