Today in History: August 2nd 02/08/2016 1/8 1953: Skeeter Davis was injured in a car crash. 2/8 1957: The Official Elvis Presley Fan Club was started in the U.K. 3/8 1961: The Beatles began their famous gig as headliners at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, England. 4/8 1962: Robert Zimmerman legally changed his name to Bob Dylan. 5/8 1962: Aretha Franklin performed on American Bandstand. Advertisement 6/8 1964: The Beatles returned to perform at Gaumont Cinema in Bournemouth, England. 7/8 980: Emotional Rescue was the #1 album again for the Rolling Stones. Diana Ross entered the Top 10 with Diana. 8/8 2001: New Orleans International Airport was renamed Louis Armstrong Airport after the great trumpet player.