This Day in History: August

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Overview

Look back in time and examine the amazing events that happened on this day in history and which helped shape the world as we know it.

Topics Covered:
  • 1: August 6, 1945: The United States Drops the First Atomic Bomb
  • 2: August 18, 1920: American Women Gain Voting Rights
  • 3: August 24, AD 79: Mount Vesuvius Destroys Pompeii
  • 4: August 30, 1797: Mary Shelley Is Born
  • 5: August 2, 1990: Iraq Invades Kuwait
  • 6: August 7, 1876: Mata Hari Is Born