August 1 is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar.

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  • 1947
    • The US Army Air Forces is transferred into the new independent US Air Force.[1]
    • 12:30 a.m.Fred Crisman anonymously reveals the content of his discussion with Kenneth Arnold, Emil J. Smith, Captain Davidson, and Lieutenant Brown to Paul Lantz.[1]
    • 1:00 a.m. – Davidson and Brown take a B-25 plane to transport a corn flakes box with 25-30 fragments from the Maury Island crash to the Hamilton Field base.[1]
    • Circa 1:30 a.m. – The B-25 crashes near Kelso, Washington.[1]
    • Lantz publishes a Tacoma Times article about the crash.[1]
    • Crisman is moved to Alaska.[1]
    • 5:30 p.m. – Arnold and Smith are called by Ted Morello.[1]

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