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Month-to-month Version – August, 2019 – Tidbits in Time Almanac



Tidbits in Time Almanac
(Insiders Guide to August, 2019)

Day-by-Day

Aug. 1, 1946 Battle of Athens, Tennessee
https://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=389×5930759

Aug. 2, 1776 Later Signers of the Declaration of Independence
https://www.garynorth.com/public/15408.cfm

Aug. 3, 1958 USS Nautilus
http://www.ussnautilus.org/nautilus/index.shtml

Aug. 4, 1704 Gibraltar – 1
https://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2014/05/11/306861136/the-squabble-that-never-ends-britain-and-spain-duel-over-gibraltar

Aug. 5, 1930 Neil Armstrong
https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/moon-mars/a28413364/ultimate-space-suit/

Aug. 6, 1945 Paul Tibbets
https://www.atomicheritage.org/profile/paul-tibbets

Aug. 7, 2019 Purple Heart Day
https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/purple-heart-day

Aug. 8, 2019 Taco Bell Pop-Up Hotel
https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/hotels/2019/06/20/taco-bell-hotel-reservations-how-to-book-palm-springs-california/1508947001/

August 9, 1899 Mary Poppins
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2005/12/19/becoming-mary-poppins

Aug. 10, 1931 Billy Jack

Aug. 11, 1968 Apple
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/music-news/8136469/Apple-vs-Apple-long-running-legal-dispute-delayed-Beatles-iTunes-deal.html

Aug. 12, 1851 Sewing Machine

Aug. 13, 1981 Mezvinsky Kerfuffle
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/mezvinsky-clinton-married/

Aug. 14, 1851 Doc Holiday
https://www.legendsofamerica.com/we-docholliday/

Aug. 15, 1717 Blind Jack Metcalf
https://www.thevintagenews.com/2017/01/05/john-metcalf-was-a-blind-road-builder-who-built-180-miles-of-road/

Aug. 16, 2019 National Airborne Day
http://www.usaparatroopers.com/nationalairborneday.html

Aug. 17, 1913 Watergate Illegal Leaks
https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2005/06/deep-throat-leaked-for-reasons-of-self-interest.html

Aug. 18, 1587 White Doe
https://www.ncpedia.org/culture/legends/virginia-dare

Aug. 19, 1981 Jet Shootdowns
https://navalaviationnews.navylive.dodlive.mil/2011/08/26/vintage-shootdown/

Aug. 20, 1875 Gibraltar – 2
https://www.google.com/search?q=prudential+insurance+rock+of+gibraltar&rlz=1C1EODB_enUS535US536&biw=1293&bih=938&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjS6pvG2ZPOAhWHKCYKHSUnDnoQ_AUIBygC

Aug. 21, 1981 Winkelvoss Twins
https://cointelegraph.com/news/winklevoss-twins-fortune-doubles-in-2019-reclaiming-bitcoin-billionaire-status

Aug. 22, 1950 Scooter Libby
https://www.garynorth.com/public/19275.cfm

Aug. 23, 1942 German Eastern Front Failure

Aug. 24, 1938 Mason Williams

Aug. 25, 1835 Great Moon Hoax
http://hoaxes.org/archive/permalink/the_great_moon_hoax

Aug. 26, 1995 The Diamond Age

‘The Diamond Age’

Aug. 27, 1896 Shortest War Ever

Aug. 28, 1972 Steve Ritchie – Ace

Aug. 29, 1958 March from the North Gate
https://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/the-59ers-180960072/

Aug. 30, 1912 White Mouse

Meet Nancy Wake — The White Mouse Of The French Resistance

Aug. 31, 1887 LaFayette Escadrille Squadron
http://www.gwpda.org/wwi-www/AmerVolunteers/Morse6a.htm

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