August

August 3 in History

August 3 in History August 3rd is… National Hair Gloss Day National Georgia Day National Grab Some Nuts Day Watermelon Day White Wine Day 1492 – Christopher Columbus set sail from Palos de la Frontera, Spain towards, he expected to find Asia. 1769 – The La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, California, were discovered. …

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August 2 in History

August 2 in History August 2nd is… National Coloring Book Day National Ice Cream Sandwich Day 1610 – Henry Hudson sailed into what is now known as Hudson Bay (he thought he had made it through the Northwest Passage, and reached the Pacific Ocean). 1776 – The signing of the Declaration of Independence didn’t occur …

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August 1 in History

August 1 in History August 1st is… National Girlfriends Day International Mahjong Day Mead Day Milkshake Day National Minority Donor Awareness Day National Raspberry Cream Pie Day Respect for Parents Day Yorkie Day 1774 – British scientist Joseph Priestley re-discovered oxygen (the gas), verifying the discovery of it by German-Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele. 1790 …

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August Days, Dates and Information

August Is… Crayon Collection Month National Dog Month Family Fun Month Golf Month Happiness Happens Month Immunization Awareness Month Panini Month International Peace Month MedicAlert Awareness Month Motorsports Awareness Month Sandwich Month Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month August was named in honor of Augustus Caesar, the first Roman emperor. Augustus led the transformation of the …

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