July 30th, 1954 over 2,000 people watch in 100 degree heat as 10,000 pounds of explosives are used to demolish Lock A in Cheatham County. People in small boats gather 600 pounds of fish that float to the surface after the blast.
Jim Reeves was killed in plane crash near Nashville on July 31st,1964 at the age of 39. It was reported that Jim was flying the plane.
The Carter Families first recording session was held in Bristol, in 1927 for Ralph Peer and Victor Records.
Country Singer Jimmy Lowe, born in Nashville on August 2nd, 1955.
The Shelby Street Bridge reopens as a pedestrian bridge linking downtown and East Nashville on August 3rd, 2003.
Singer, Cindy Nixon was born in Nashville on August 3rd, 1958.
The Nashville Arena is renamed the Gaylord Entertainment Center on August 4th, 1999.
Professional Pairs Skater, Arthur Reid was born in Nashville on August 5th, 1972.
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