On This Day: August 08th
This is 221st day of the year and 145 days remain in the year.
Dr. Michael-Gabriel Paccard and Jacques Balmat became the first to climb Mont Blanc.
Thomas Edison patented the mimeograph machine.
Sharon Tate, wife of director Roman Polanski, and four others were murdered by members of Charles Manson's "family."
The Summer Olympic Games opened in Beijing, China.
August 08 BirthdaysEmiliano ZapataPronunciation: [AmElyä´nO säpä´tä]
c.1879–1919, Mexican revolutionary, born in Morelos.
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Matthew Hensonarctic explorer