HISTORY
1 August 2021: This day in history

527: Justinian I becomes the sole ruler of the Byzantine Empire

1086: Results of the Domesday inquiry presented to William the Conqueror in Salisbury (the date of compilation and the Great Domesday are historically contestable)

1774: English chemist Joseph Priestley discovers oxygen by isolating it in its gaseous state

1834: Slavery Abolition Act 1833 comes into effect, abolishes slavery throughout the British Empire

1958: US atomic submarine USS Nautilus begins 1st transit of North Pole “operation Sunshine”

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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