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Royal Greenwich Observatory in London, England
August 10, 1675 – The foundation stone of the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London, England is laid.

AUGUST 1, 1951 – Tommy Bolin is born in Sioux City, Iowa.

AUGUST 1, 1981 – MTV debuts with Video Killed the Radio Star by The Buggles.

AUGUST 2, 1924 – James Baldwin is born in Harlem, New York.

AUGUST 2, 1937 – The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 is passed, making marijuana illegal.

AUGUST 2, 1964 – Mary-Louise Parker is born in Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

AUGUST 3, 1895 – Iwata Nakayama is born in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

AUGUST 3, 1900 – John Scopes is born in Peducah, Kentucky.

AUGUST 3, 1929 – Jiddu Krishnamurti dissolves the Order of the Star.

AUGUST 4, 1901 – Louis Armstrong is born in New Orleans, Louisiana.

AUGUST 4, 1958 – The Billboard Hot 100 is first published.

AUGUST 5, 1884 – Construction of the Statue of Liberty begins on Bedloe's Island.

AUGUST 5, 1942 – Joe Boyd is born in Boston, Massachusetts.

AUGUST 5, 1970 – Xeni Jardin is born in Richmond, Virginia.

AUGUST 6, 1883 – Scott Nearing is born in Morris Run, Pennsylvania.

AUGUST 6, 1911 – Lucille Ball is born in Jamestown, New York.

AUGUST 6, 1928 – Andy Warhol is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

AUGUST 6, 1988 – The Tompkins Square Park Riot helps bring reform to the New York Police Department.

MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2017 FULL STURGEON MOON

AUGUST 7, 1925 – Felice Bryant is born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

AUGUST 7, 1937 – Magic Slim is born Morris Holt in Torrance, Mississippi.

AUGUST 7, 1950 – Rodney Crowell is born in Houston, Texas.

AUGUST 7, 1970 – Harold Haley is taken hostage in his courtroom and killed during an effort to free George Jackson from police custody.

AUGUST 8, 1879 – Emiliano Zapata is born in Morelos, Mexico.

AUGUST 8, 1922 – Rudi Gernreich is born in Vienna, Austria.

AUGUST 8, 1991 – The Warsaw radio mast collapses in Poland.

AUGUST 9, 1817 – Henry David Thoreau publishes Walden.

AUGUST 9, 1961 – Karen Cappotto is born in Syracuse, New York.

AUGUST 9, 1982 – Yekaterina Samutsevich is born in Moscow, Russia.

AUGUST 10, 1675 – The foundation stone of the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London, England is laid.

AUGUST 10, 1942 – Betsey Johnson is born in Wethersfield, Connecticut.

AUGUST 10, 1943 – Ronnie Spector is born Veronica Yvette Bennett in Harlem, New York.

AUGUST 11, 1942 – Hedy Lamarr and George Antheil receive the patent for wireless technology.

AUGUST 11, 1921 – Alex Haley is born in Ithaca, New York.

AUGUST 11, 1967 – Joe Rogan is born in Newark, New Jersey.

AUGUST 12, 1851 – Isaac Singer is granted a patent for his sewing machine.

AUGUST 12, 1929 – Buck Owens is born Alvis Edgar Owens, Jr. in Sherman, Texas.

AUGUST 13, 1871 – Hippolyte Havel is born in Tαbor, Czech Republic.

AUGUST 13, 1899 – Alfred Hitchcock is born in Essex, England.

AUGUST 13, 1937 – Robert Fraser is born in England.

AUGUST 13, 1942 – Walt Disney's, Bambi, is released to theaters.

AUGUST 13, 1963 – Joey Mars is born in Worcester, Massachusetts.

AUGUST 14, 1941 – David Crosby is born in Los Angeles, California.

AUGUST 14, 1945 – Wim Wenders is born Ernst Wilhelm Wendersin in Dόsseldorf, Germany.

AUGUST 14, 1975 – The Rocky Horror Picture Show, opens at the USA Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

AUGUST 15, 1939 – The Wizard of Oz premieres at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Los Angeles, California.

AUGUST 15, 1946 – Jimmy Webb is born in Elk City, Oklahoma.

AUGUST 15, 1986 – Samantha Crain is born in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

AUGUST 16, 1888 – TE Lawrence is born in Porthmadog, Wales.

AUGUST 16, 1920 – Charles Bukowski is born in Andernach, Germany.

AUGUST 16, 1974 – The Ramones play their first CBGB'S show.

AUGUST 17, 1887 – Marcus Garvey is born in Saint Ann's Bay, Jamaica.

AUGUST 17, 1893 – Mae West is born in Brooklyn, New York.

AUGUST 17, 1959 – Miles Davis' Kind of Blue is released by Columbia Records.

AUGUST 17, 1960 – Sean Penn is born in Santa Monica, California.

AUGUST 18, 1878 – Maurice Sterne is born in Latvia.

AUGUST 18, 1920 – The 19th Amendment to The United States Constitution is ratified, legalizing women's right to vote.

AUGUST 18, 1943 – Martin Mull is born in Chicago, Illinois.

AUGUST 19, 1921 – Gene Roddenberry is born in El Paso, Texas.

AUGUST 19, 1989 – Radio Caroline is raided by British and Dutch agents.

AUGUST 20, 1890 – HP Lovecraft is born in Providence, Rhode Island.

AUGUST 20, 1965 – KRS-One is born Lawrence Parker in South Bronx, New York.

AUGUST 20, 1968 – Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia, nipping the Prague Spring in the bud.

AUGUST 20, 1972 – Wattstax overtakes the Los Angeles Coliseum in California.

AUGUST 21, 1831 – Nat Turner leads a slave rebellion.

AUGUST 21, 1872 – Aubrey Beardley is born in Brighton, England.

AUGUST 21, 1946 – Christina Ramberg is born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

AUGUST 21, 1967 – Serj Tankian is born in Beirut, Lebanon.

AUGUST 22, 1893 – Dorothy Parker is born in Long Branch, New Jersey.

AUGUST 22, 1967 – Layne Staley is born in Kirkland, Washington.

AUGUST 22, 1971 – J. Edgar Hoover and John Mitchell announce the arrests of the Camden 28.

AUGUST 23, 1868 – Edith Lake Wilkinson is born in Wheeling, West Virginia.

AUGUST 23, 1970 – River Phoenix is born in Madras, Oregon.

AUGUST 23, 1991 – Tim Berners-Lee opens the World Wide Web to new users.

AUGUST 24, 1857 – The Panic of 1857 begins, setting off yet another economic crisis in United States history.

AUGUST 24, 1922 – Howard Zinn is born in Brooklyn, New York.

AUGUST 24, 1945 – Ronee Blakely is born in Nampa, Idaho.

AUGUST 24, 1973 – Dave Chappelle is born in Washington, D.C..

AUGUST 24, 1994 – King Krule is born Archy Marshall in London, England.

AUGUST 25, 1609 – Galileo Galilei demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers.

AUGUST 25, 1901 – Louise Emerson Ronnebeck is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

AUGUST 25, 1910 – Dorothea Tanning is born in Galesburg, Illinois.

AUGUST 25, 1947 – Mink Stole is born Nancy Paine Stoll in Baltimore, Maryland.

AUGUST 25, 1954 – Elvis Costello is born Declan Patrick MacManus in London, England.

AUGUST 25, 1958 – Tim Burton is born in Burbank, California.

AUGUST 25, 1965 – Mia Zapata is born in Louisville, Kentucky.

AUGUST 26, 1498 – Michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietΰ.

AUGUST 26, 1874 – Zona Gale is born in Portage, Wisconsin.

AUGUST 26, 1898 – Peggy Guggenheim is born in New York City, New York.

AUGUST 26, 1903 – Caroline Miller is born in Waycross, Georgia.

AUGUST 26, 1966 – Shirley Manson is born in Edinburgh, Scotland.

AUGUST 27, 1890 – Man Ray is born Emmanuel Radnitzky in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

AUGUST 27, 1910 – Mother Teresa is baptised and receives the name Agnes.

AUGUST 27, 1989 – Jessica Lea Mayfield is born in Kent, Ohio.

AUGUST 28, 1917 – Jack Kirby is born Jacob Kurtzberg in New York City, New York.

AUGUST 28, 1949 – Hugh Cornwell is born in London, England.

AUGUST 28, 1845 – The first issue of Scientific American magazine is published.

AUGUST 29, 1786 – Shays' Rebellion begins.

AUGUST 29, 1915 – Ingrid Bergman is born in Stockholm, Sweden.

AUGUST 29, 1920 – Charlie Parker is born in Kansas City, Kansas.

AUGUST 29, 1927 – Gloria Saunders is born in Columbia, South Carolina.

AUGUST 29, 1958 – Michael Jackson is born in Gary, Indiana.

AUGUST 30, 1919 – Kitty Wells is born Ellen Muriel Deason in Nashville, Tennessee.

AUGUST 30, 1943 – Robert Crumb is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

AUGUST 30, 1963 – Dave Brockie is born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

AUGUST 30, 1984 – The Space Shuttle Discovery takes off on its maiden voyage.

AUGUST 31, 1803 – Lewis and Clark begin their expedition from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

AUGUST 31, 1945 – Van Morrison is born in Belfast, Ireland.

AUGUST 31, 1959 – Fab Five Freddy is born Fred Brathwaite in Brooklyn, New York.

AUGUST 31, 1966 – The Velvet Underground begins their three-day run at the Chrysler Art Museum in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

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