On this day: August 31

POSTED: 4:30 PM Aug 30 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Aug 31 2012

Jack the Ripper claims his first victim, Coca-Cola makes its European debut, Jimi Hendrix rocks in the early morning hours at the Isle of Wight, and the "People's Princess" dies in a car crash, all on this day.

OTD August 31 - AeroMexico 498
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NTSB

1986: Aeroméxico Flight 498 collides with a Piper PA-28 over Cerritos, California, killing 67 in the air and 15 on the ground. Pictured is a National Transportation Safety Board aerial picture of the crash site.

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