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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

August 14 - The Day in History

August 14 : General Interest
2003: Blackout hits Northeast United States

On this day in 2003, a major outage knocked out power across the eastern United States and parts of Canada... read more


American Revolution
1776 : Stamp Act remembered
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/stamp-act-remembered

Automotive
1998 : Hundred-year-old Michelin Man makes appearance in Monterey
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hundred-year-old-michelin-man-makes-appearance-in-monterey

Civil War
1862 : Confederate invasion of Kentucky begins
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/confederate-invasion-of-kentucky-begins

Cold War
1980 : Massive labor strikes hit Poland
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/massive-labor-strikes-hit-poland

Crime
1751 : A daughter poisons her father
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/a-daughter-poisons-her-father
1994 : The terrorist known as Carlos the Jackal is captured
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-terrorist-known-as-carlos-the-jackal-is-captured

Disaster
1933 : Logging accident sparks forest fire in Oregon Coast Range
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/logging-accident-sparks-forest-fire-in-oregon-coast-range

General Interest
1784 : Russians settle Alaska
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/russians-settle-alaska
1900 : Peking relieved by multinational force
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/peking-relieved-by-multinational-force

Hollywood
1945 : Steve Martin born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/steve-martin-born

Literary
1834 : Richard Henry Dana sets sail from Boston Harbor
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/richard-henry-dana-sets-sail-from-boston-harbor

Music
1985 : Michael Jackson takes control of the Beatles' publishing rights
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/michael-jackson-takes-control-of-the-beatles-publishing-rights

Old West
1831 : Montana "Vigilante X" is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/montana-vigilante-x-is-born

Presidential
1935 : FDR signs Social Security Act
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fdr-signs-social-security-act

Sports
1971 : Pitching ace throws first no-hitter
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pitching-ace-throws-first-no-hitter

Vietnam War
1964 : Hanoi prepares for more air attacks
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hanoi-prepares-for-more-air-attacks
1965 : Seventh Marines land at Chu Lai
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/seventh-marines-land-at-chu-lai
1972 : Former Attorney General Ramsey Clark reports on his tour of North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/former-attorney-general-ramsey-clark-reports-on-his-tour-of-north-vietnam
1973 : U.S. bombing of Cambodia ceases
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-bombing-of-cambodia-ceases

World War I
1917 : China declares war on Germany
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/china-declares-war-on-germany

World War II
1945 : Japan's surrender made public
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japans-surrender-made-public


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August 13 - The Day in History

August 13 : General Interest
1961: Berlin is divided

Shortly after midnight on this day in 1961, East German soldiers begin laying down barbed wire and bricks as a barrier between Soviet-controlled East Berlin and the democratic western section of the city... read more


American Revolution
1781 : Patriots ambush Loyalists as French set sail
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/patriots-ambush-loyalists-as-french-set-sail

Automotive
1902 : Rotary engine inventor Felix Wankel born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/rotary-engine-inventor-felix-wankel-born

Civil War
1864 : Deep Bottom Run campaign begins
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/deep-bottom-run-campaign-begins

Cold War
1948 : Record day for the Berlin Airlift
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/record-day-for-the-berlin-airlift

Crime
1961 : Yosemite killer Cary Stayner born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/yosemite-killer-cary-stayner-born

Disaster
1878 : First victim of Memphis yellow-fever epidemic dies
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-victim-of-memphis-yellow-fever-epidemic-dies

General Interest
1521 : Aztec capital falls to Cort├ęs
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/aztec-capital-falls-to-corts
1899 : Hitchcock born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hitchcock-born
1926 : Fidel Castro born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fidel-castro-born

Hollywood
1982 : Fast Times at Ridgemont High debuts
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fast-times-at-ridgemont-high-debuts

Literary
1931 : Novelist and screenwriter William Goldman is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/novelist-and-screenwriter-william-goldman-is-born

Music
1952 : "Hound Dog" is recorded for the first time by Big Mama Thornton
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/quothound-dogquot-is-recorded-for-the-first-time-by-big-mama-thornton

Old West
1860 : Annie Oakley is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/annie-oakley-is-born

Presidential
1981 : Reagan signs Economic Recovery Tax Act (ERTA)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/reagan-signs-economic-recovery-tax-act-erta

Sports
1995 : Yankee legend dies
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/yankee-legend-dies

Vietnam War
1966 : Prince Sihanouk criticizes the United States
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/prince-sihanouk-criticizes-the-united-states
1972 : Sappers raid Long Binh ammo dump
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sappers-raid-long-binh-ammo-dump

World War I
1918 : German crown council at Spa
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/german-crown-council-at-spa

World War II
1940 : The Battle of Britain escalates
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-battle-of-britain-escalates


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August 12 - The Day in History

August 12 : General Interest
1990: Skeleton of Tyrannosaurus rex discovered

On this day in 1990, fossil hunter Susan Hendrickson discovers three huge bones jutting out of a cliff near Faith, South Dakota... read more


American Revolution
1776 : Washington anticipates British strategy
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/washington-anticipates-british-strategy

Automotive
1988 : "Tucker: The Man & His Dream" debuts
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tucker-the-man--his-dream-debuts

Civil War
1862 : John Hunt Morgan captures a Federal garrison at Gallatin
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/john-hunt-morgan-captures-a-federal-garrison-at-gallatin

Cold War
1961 : East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/east-germany-begins-construction-of-the-berlin-wall

Crime
1964 : Great Train robber escapes from prison
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/great-train-robber-escapes-from-prison

Disaster
2000 : Russian sub sinks with 118 onboard
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/russian-sub-sinks-with-118-onboard

General Interest
1676 : King Philip's War ends
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/king-philips-war-ends
1898 : Armistice ends the Spanish-American War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/armistice-ends-the-spanish-american-war
1953 : Soviets test "Layer-Cake" bomb
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviets-test-layer-cake-bomb
1973 : Nicklaus sets title record
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nicklaus-sets-title-record
1985 : JAL air crash
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/jal-air-crash

Hollywood
1964 : James Bond creator Ian Fleming dies
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/james-bond-creator-ian-fleming-dies

Literary
1774 : English poet laureate Robert Southey is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/english-poet-laureate-robert-southey-is-born

Music
1939 : The Wizard of Oz movie musical premieres in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-wizard-of-oz-movie-musical-premieres-in-oconomowoc-wisconsin

Old West
1820 : Fur trader Manuel Lisa dies
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fur-trader-manuel-lisa-dies

Sports
1978 : Rising NFL star paralyzed by hit
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/rising-nfl-star-paralyzed-by-hit

Vietnam War
1965 : Henry Cabot Lodge sworn in as Ambassador to Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/henry-cabot-lodge-sworn-in-as-ambassador-to-vietnam
1969 : VC launch new offensive
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/vc-launch-new-offensive

World War I
1914 : British Parliament passes Defense of the Realm Act
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-parliament-passes-defense-of-the-realm-act

World War II
1938 : Hitler institutes the Mother's Cross
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hitler-institutes-the-mothers-cross
1941 : Roosevelt and Churchill confer, map out short- and long-term goals
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/roosevelt-and-churchill-confer-map-out-short--and-long-term-goals


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August 11 - The Day in History

August 11 : General Interest
1934: Federal prisoners land on Alcatraz

A group of federal prisoners classified as "most dangerous" arrives at Alcatraz Island, a 22-acre rocky outcrop situated 1.5 miles offshore in San Francisco Bay... read more


American Revolution
1718 : Sir Frederick Haldimand born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sir-frederick-haldimand-born

Automotive
1973 : "American Graffiti" released
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/american-graffiti-released

Civil War
1864 : Confederate General Early abandons Winchester, Virginia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/early-abandons-winchester-virginia

Cold War
1984 : Reagan jokes about "outlawing" the Soviet Union
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/reagan-jokes-about-outlawing-the-soviet-union

Crime
1980 : Carol Bundy confesses her connection to the "Sunset Slayer"
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/carol-bundy-confesses-her-connection-to-the-sunset-slayer

Disaster
1856 : Hurricane submerges Louisiana resort
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hurricane-submerges-louisiana-resort

General Interest
1952 : Hussein succeeds to Jordanian throne
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hussein-succeeds-to-jordanian-throne
1965 : Watts Riot begins
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/watts-riot-begins
1998 : Jonesboro schoolyard shooters guilty
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/jonesboro-schoolyard-shooters-guilty

Hollywood
1973 : American Graffiti opens
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/american-graffiti-opens

Literary
1921 : Alex Haley's birthday
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/alex-haleys-birthday

Music
1973 : Hip Hop is born at a birthday party in the Bronx
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hip-hop-is-born-at-a-birthday-party-in-the-bronx

Old West
1806 : Meriwether Lewis is shot in the leg
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/meriwether-lewis-is-shot-in-the-leg

Presidential
1984 : Reagan jokes about bombing Russia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/reagan-jokes-about-bombing-russia

Sports
1994 : Major leaguers walk off the job
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/major-leaguers-walk-off-the-job

Vietnam War
1967 : U.S. pilots cleared to bomb Hanoi-Haiphong area
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-pilots-cleared-to-bomb-hanoi-haiphong-area
1970 : South Vietnamese troops assume responsibility for guarding border
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-troops-assume-responsibility-for-guarding-border
1972 : Last U.S. ground combat unit departs South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/last-us-ground-combat-unit-departs-south-vietnam

World War I
1919 : Weimar Constitution adopted in Germany
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/weimar-constitution-adopted-in-germany

World War II
1943 : Germans begin to evacuate Sicily
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/germans-begin-to-evacuate-sicily


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