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Rockntractor
08-13-2012, 02:52 PM
Lead Story
Berlin is divided, 1961
American Revolution
Patriots ambush Loyalists as French set sail, 1781
Automotive
Rotary engine inventor Felix Wankel born, 1902
Civil War
Deep Bottom Run campaign begins, 1864
Cold War
Record day for the Berlin Airlift, 1948
Crime
Yosemite killer Cary Stayner born, 1961
Disaster
First victim of Memphis yellow-fever epidemic dies, 1878
General Interest
Aztec capital falls to Cortés, 1521
Hitchcock born, 1899
Fidel Castro born, 1926
Hollywood
Fast Times at Ridgemont High debuts, 1982
Literary
Novelist and screenwriter William Goldman is born, 1931
Music
"Hound Dog" is recorded for the first time by Big Mama Thornton, 1952
Old West
Annie Oakley is born, 1860
Presidential
Reagan signs Economic Recovery Tax Act (ERTA), 1981
Sports
Yankee legend dies, 1995
Vietnam War
Prince Sihanouk criticizes the United States, 1966
Sappers raid Long Binh ammo dump, 1972
World War I
German crown council at Spa, 1918
World War II
The Battle of Britain escalates, 1940

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history

Rockntractor
08-13-2012, 02:53 PM
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FlaGator
08-13-2012, 02:58 PM
Bambi was released on this date in 1942

and in honor of that momentous occasion


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpBkc2jK-6w

Zathras
08-14-2012, 12:11 AM
World War II
The Battle of Britain escalates, 1940

Happy Adlertag everyone.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNVVoH9-QH0

Retread
08-14-2012, 12:21 AM
Where is Retread?

1983 - In El Paso, TX, President Reagan addressed the National Convention of the American GI Forum of the U.S.

1986 - United States Football League standout Herschel Walker signed to play with the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.

1995 - Major league baseball Hall-of-Famer Mickey Mantle passed away in Dallas.

2011 - Texas Governor Rick Perry announced that he would be running president in 2012.


Texas Quote
Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called "walking." - George W. Bush




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