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What Happened – August 28

It was on this day in 1964 that the Beatles and Bob Dylan were first introduced to each other. The Fab Four were fans of his and a mutual friend brought them together. Meeting in a hotel suite while the … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 18

  It was on this day in 1587 that Ellinor Dare gave birth to a girl in what is now South Carolina. At the time, it was called the Roanoke Colony and the infant was the first English child to be born … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 16

It was on this day in 1896 that Skookum Jim, Kate Carmack, and George Carmack discovered gold near the Klondike River in Yukon Canada. As word spread of the find, people from all over the world came into Alaskan ports in order … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 15

It was on this day in 1977 that Jerry Ehman noticed a radio signal that came from deep space. He was working as part of a project that was searching for extraterrestrial intelligence and was going over data from a radio telescope at … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 14

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtgI0fMOHXg It was on this day in 1985 that Micheal Jackson bought the publishing rights to most of the Beatles’ song catalog, after outbidding Paul McCartney. Ironically enough, it was McCartney who first advised Jackson to invest in publishing rights. … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 8

It was on this day in 1969 that Iain McMillan stood on a stepladder and took a picture. The subjects were John, Paul, George, and Ringo. The location was outside Abby Road studios. The result ended up being one of … Continue reading

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