August 1, 1402 - Edmund of Langley, Duke of York, son of Edward III, died at Kings Langley.
August 1, 1492 - Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain drive the Jews out of their country.
August 1, 1714 - Queen Anne died at Kensington Palace. George, the first of the Hanover monarchs, succeeds her as George I.
August 1, 1944 - Anne Frank makes the last entry in her diary.