August 20th, 2021
Let us have a little bit of fun today and post about what happened on Aug.20th through history, who celebrates a birthday with you, and couple other categories.
National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day
Today in History:
1913-1st pilot to parachute from an aircraft (Adolphe Pégoud, France)
1913-Piotr Nesterow 1st flight (Kiev Ukraine)
1969-69 cm rainfall in Nelson County, Virginia (state record)
1975-Viking 1 launched to orbit around Mars, soft landing
1977-NASA launches Voyager 2 towards Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
1988-Yordanka Donkova of Bulgaria sets 100m hurdle woman's record (12.21)
1989-American Janet Evans swims female 800m freestyle world record 8:16.22 in the Pan Pacific Championships in Tokyo, Japan
1994-109.8°F (43.2°C) in Cordoba Spain
1998-The Supreme Court of Canada rules that Quebec cannot legally secede from Canada without the federal government's approval.
2019-NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's ice-covered moon Europa to search for alien life, to launch 2025
Ernest Marke, Sierra Leonean seaman and club owner
Alan Reed, American actor
Jacqueline Susann, American author
Tetsuzo Akutsu, Japanese surgeon who built the first artificial heart
Frank Rosolino, American jazz trombonist
Anthony Ainley, British actor
Sylvester McCoy, Scottish actor
Robert Plant, English rock vocalist
Cindy Nicholas, Canadian swimmer
James Marsters, American actor
Courtney Gibbs, American actress
Fred Durst, American singer
Steve Stone, English footballer
Misha Collins, American actor
Andrew Garfield, British American actor
Demi Lovato, American actress
Movies Released on this day:
2013 "One Direction: This Is Us"
Songs Released on this day:
1965-Rolling Stones: (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
Catena Jobs Plus & Personal Touch Embroidery would like to wish everyone a safe and happy weekend.
Leave a Reply.