This page lists news articles and events for August 1.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
- Event: Start of the Bad Axe Massacre, ending the Black Hawk Indian War
- Event: Writer Harriet Quimby takes a pilot's test and becomes the first woman to recieve a pilot's license from the Aero Club of America.