August 1st is the 213rd day of the Gregorian calendar (214th day of the leap year), and there are 152 days left until the end of the year.
527-Justinian I becomes the Byzantine emperor.
607 (July 3, 2015, Empress Suiko) -The second mission to Sui is dispatched with Ono no Imoko as the messenger.
1291-The three states of Uri Schwyz and Unterwalden declare the formation of a Confederate Alliance. It is said to be the day of the founding of Switzerland.
1610 (June 13, 15th Keicho) --Kyoto merchant Katsusuke Tanaka set sail for Mexico to invite a mining engineer at the behest of Ieyasu Tokugawa. Returned to Japan the following year.
1774-British chemist Joseph Priestley discovers oxygen.
1798-Egypt-Syria Campaign: The Battle of the Nile takes place, Britain wins, and seizes control of the Mediterranean Sea.
1828-In the Kingdom of Merina, Madagascar, her ex-King Radama I's first wife, Rana Varna, kills her husband's relatives above her by her coronation. Enthronement.
1834-The Abolition Act, which abolishes slavery in all British territories, including colonies, comes into force. The slaves are released on the same day in 1840.
1855-The second highest peak in the Alps, the Monte Rosa Dufour peak, is the first ascent.
1876-Colorado Territory is promoted to the state, becoming the 38th state of the United States, Colorado.
1879 --Japan's first maritime insurance company, Tokio Marine Insurance Company (currently Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance) begins operations.
1881 --The establishment of Japan's first private railway company, Nippon Railway, is decided with the participation of Kazoku and others.
1894-Sino-Japanese War: Japan and Qing declare war on each other.
1898-Sakichi Toyoda obtains a patent for a power loom.
1907-The Military of the Korean Empire is dismantled by the Third Japan-Korea Agreement.
1911-Tokyo City acquires the Tokyo Railway Company and establishes the Electricity Bureau. It becomes the Tokyo Toden (currently Toden).
1912 --Bunji Suzuki and others form a Yuaikai for the purpose of mutual aid of workers.
1913 --Completed double tracking of the Tokaido Main Line.
1914-World War I: The German Empire declares war on the Russian Empire.
1921 --Otsu on the Tokaido Main Line-Kyoto is changed to the current route via the Shin-Aisakayama tunnel.
1924-The Hanshin Koshien Stadium (the name of the stadium at that time), the first large-scale multipurpose baseball stadium in Japan, was completed with the main purpose of holding the national secondary school championship baseball tournament.
1927-Chinese Communist Party armed uprising in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, continues to occupy until the 3rd (Nanchang Uprising).
1935-The Chinese Communist Party announces the "August 1 Declaration (a book that tells the national compatriots to save the country)" that the civil war will be stopped and the United Front of the Anti-Japanese People will be formed jointly with the Soviet Republic of China.
1936-The 11th Summer Olympic and Berlin Olympic Games begin. Until August 16th. The torch relay was held for the first time at this competition.
1941-World War II: US President Franklin Roosevelt bans oil exports to Japan as a sanction for Japan's invasion of France.
1943-Conscription system is applied to Korea under Japanese rule.
1943-World War II: Ba Maw declares Burma's independence in Burma under Japanese occupation. Signed the "Japan Burma Alliance Treaty" and declared war on the Allies.
1944-World War II-German-Soviet Wars: Warsaw Uprising Outbreak.
1944-Anne Frank writes her last diary.
1945-World War II Air Raids on Japan: Nagaoka Air Raids
1946-Formation of the Japanese Federation of Labor.
1946-Introducing a new currency forint in Hungary during hyperinflation. 1 forint 40 穣 (4 × 1029) Pengé.