Today In History

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            Here is what happened on Thursday - August 21st...
            It is day 233 of the year 2014, and there are 132 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1660,Hubert Gautier, engineer, wrote first book on bridge building.
     Today, this person is/would be 354 years old.
            1936,Mart Crowley
     Today, this person is/would be 78 years old.
            1936,Wilt Chamberlain, very tall basketball player.
     Today, this person is/would be 78 years old.
            1938,Kenny Rogers, singer, songwriter, sometime actor.
     Today, this person is/would be 76 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1887,Mighty (Dan) Casey STRUCK OUT in a game with the N.Y. Giants!
            1959,Hawaii becomes the 50th state.
            1968,Soviet Union invades Czechoslovakia.
            1973,First house made entirely out of recycled products is finished, in Richmond, VA.

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