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Notable Historical Events for August 1st

1711Surrounded Tsar Peter the Great flees Azov

1951David Ben-Gurion's Mapai-party wins Israeli parliamentary election

1914Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany declares war on his nephew Tsar Nicholas II (WW I) of Russia in WWI

1978Braves stop Reds Pete Rose's hitting streak at 44 games

1946US President Harry Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)

1982Beth Daniel wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic

2013Robert Mugabe continues to maintain power after winning 142 out of 210 seats in the Zimbabwean election

1993Reggie Jackson enshrined in Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

1991Italian/Argentine Soccer star Diego Maradona retires

1498Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela)

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Notable Birthdays on August 1st

1744Jean-Baptiste-Pierre-Antoine Monnet de Lamarck, Paris, French naturalist (Lamarckian evolution)

1819Herman Melville, New York, author (Moby Dick, Billy Budd), (d. 1891)

10 BCClaudius, Lugdunum Gaul, Roman Emperor (41-54)

1963Coolio [Artis Leon Ivey Jr.], Monessen Pennsylvania, rapper (Gangsta Paradise)

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Notable Weddings on August 1st

2009Fashion model Rhea Durham (34) weds actor and producer Mark Wahlberg (41) at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Beverly Hills

1951Actor Max Von Sydow (22) weds actress Christina Olin

1942Actress Janet Leigh (14) weds childhood sweetheart John Kenneth Carlisle (18) in Reno, Nevada

2009Actress-comedian Mary Lynn Rajskub (38) weds personal trainer Matthew Rolph in an impromptu wedding in Las Vegas

1986Tennis ace John McEnroe marries actress Tatum O'Neal

1912Physicist Niels Bohr (26) weds Margrethe Norlund at a civil ceremony in Slagelse, Denmark

2010"Dawson's Creek" actor James Van Der Beek (33) weds business consultant Kimberly Brook at the Kabbalah Center in Tel Aviv, Israel

1995F1 driver Michael Schumacher (26) weds Corinna Betsch in Kerpen, Germany

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Notable Deaths on August 1st

2009Corazon Aquino, President of the Philippines (1986-1992) (b. 1933)

1903Calamity Jane [Martha Jane Canary], American frontierswoman, dies at 51

1980Strother Martin, actor (Slapshot), dies of heart attack at 61

1464Cosimo de Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at 74

1944Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina, Second President of Philippines (1935-42), dies of tuberculosis at 65

30 BCMark Antony, Roman Politician and General, commits suicide after he is defeated by Octavian at the Battle of Actium at 53

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