On This Day: August 01st
This is 213th day of the year and 152 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—29 Tammuz 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 1st day of the 7th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
MTV made its debut at 12:01 AM. The first video shown was Video Killed the Radio Star by the Buggles.
Claudius IRoman Emperor
Francis Scott Keyauthor of national anthem
Jean Baptiste Lamarcknaturalist
Yves Saint Laurentfashion designer
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.