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 This day in History - August 1
507 Historic Events for August 1
1992

USA/USSR Around World Air Race begins at Santa Monica

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1992

"Salome" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 9 performances

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1992

NBC's "Saturday Today" premieres

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1992

Chico Alvarez, trumpeteer (Stan Kenton Orch), dies of cancer at 72

Death
1992

Kenny Sacha, actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), dies of AIDS at 39

Death
1992

Stanley Dudek, US platform diver (watershows), dies

Death
1993

Walter Koenig, Checkov of Star Trek, suffers a heart attack

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1993

Reggie Jackson enshrined in Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

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1993

Missie Berteott wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship

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1993

"In the Summer House" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 25 perfs

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1993

"She Loves Me" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 61 performances

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1993

Anatoli Koretski, Russian major general, murdered

Death
1993

Ewing Kaufman, founder/owner (KC Royals), dies of lung cancer at 76

Death
1993

Viktor Polyanitshko, governor of Kaukasus, murdered

Death
1993

Lea Verschuuren-Smulders, Dut author (Kleutertje Luister), dies at 72

Death
1993

Alfred Manessier, Fr painter (glass-in-lead), dies in car crash at 81

Death
1994

Gerard van de Groenekan, furniture maker/designer, dies at 90

Death
1994

George Dixon, trumpet/sax, dies at 85

Death
1994

99.9øF (37.7øC) in Berlin-Dahlem: record

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1994

The Rolling Stones begin Voodoo Lounge world tour

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1994

Train crash in Havana Cuba, 6 killed

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1995

Loudi Nijhoff, Dutch actress (Alicia, Van Geluk Gesproken), dies

Death
1995

Westinghouse purchases CBS-TV network

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1995

Robert L "Bob" Talley, pianist, dies at 75

Death
1996

M2, MTV's second TV channel is launched

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