Daily Calendar for Tuesday, August 1, 2023 | Almanac.com

Daily Calendar for Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Some Native American tribes knew that the sturgeon of the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain were most readily caught during this full Moon. Others called it the Green Corn Moon or the Grain Moon. Learn more about the full Moon in August.


  • Queen Anne of Great Britain –
  • Frances Farmer (actress) –
  • Tommy Makem (folk singer) –
  • Naomi Sims (first African American model on the cover of Ladies’ Home Journal) –


  • William Clark (Lewis and Clark explorer) –
  • Francis Scott Key (composer) –
  • Maria Mitchell (astronomer) –
  • Herman Melville (writer) –
  • Helen Battles Sawyer Hogg (American-born Canadian astronomer ) –
  • Yves Saint Laurent (fashion designer) –
  • Jerry Garcia (singer & songwriter) –
  • Coolio (rapper) –
  • Adam Duritz (musician) –
  • Tempestt Bledsoe (actress) –
  • Jason Momoa (actor) –


  • The Riot Act went into effect in England–
  • King William IV and Queen Adelaide opened the new London Bridge–
  • Colorado admitted to the Union as the 38th state–
  • Diamonds found in Arkansas–
  • John F. Kennedy published his first book, Why England Slept–
  • Anne Frank wrote her last diary entry–
  • MTV debuted. The first video played was Video Killed The Radio Star” by Buggles”–


  • A 16-inch snow cover remained at 5,550 feet on Mount Rainier, Washington–
  • Thunderstorms in Cheyenne, Wyoming, dropped 6.06 inches of rain in three hours, resulting in flash flooding that killed 12 and caused $61.1 million in damages.–
  • The Missouri River crested at 49.47 feet in St. Louis, Missouri–

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