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Calendar for August 21st, 2013

1870s

  • Born 1872: Aubrey Beardsley (illustrator)

  • 1878: The American Bar Association was formed

  • 1880s

  • 1888: William S. Burroughs received a patent for an adding machine

  • 1900s

  • Born 1904: Count Basie (bandleader)

  • 1910s

  • 1911: Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa was stolen by a Louvre employee, Vincenzo Peruggia

  • 1912: Arthur R. Eldred became the first Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America

  • 1920s

  • Born 1920: Christopher Robin Milne (A. A. Milne's son who he modeled Christopher Robin after in the Winnie the Pooh stories)

  • 1930s

  • Born 1930: Princess Margaret (younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II)

  • Born 1936: Wilt Chamberlain (basketball player)

  • Born 1938: Kenny Rogers (singer)

  • Born 1939: Clarence Williams, III (actor)

  • 1940s

  • Died 1940: Ernest Lawrence Thayer (poet)

  • 1950s

  • 1950: United Nations building opened in New York City

  • 1955: Family claimed home invaded by goblin-like space creatures, Kelly, KY

  • Born 1956: Kim Cattrall (actress)

  • 1959: Executive Order for a 50-star U.S. flag issued

  • 1959: Hawaii became the U.S.'s fiftieth state

  • Born 1959: Jim McMahon (football player)

  • 1960s

  • 1965: Gemini 5 was launched and went on to break a record, spending eight days in space

  • Born 1967: Carrie-Anne Moss (actress)

  • 1970s

  • 1976: Four men possibly abducted by UFO, Allagash waterway, Maine

  • Died 1978: Charles Eames (designer & architect)

  • 1980s

  • Died 1988: Ray-Bernice Eames (designer)

  • Born 1989: Hayden Panettiere (actress)

  • 2010s

  • 2012: The Young and the Restless shot its 10,000th episode


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