August 17th: On This Day in History

  • 1786: Davy Crocket is born
  • 1807: The first commercial steamboat sailed in New York
  • 1893: Mae West is born
  • 1907: Pike’s Place Market opens in Seattle
  • 1915: A category 4 hurricane hits Galveston, Texas
  • 1943: Robert De Niro is born
  • 1953: The first meeting of Narcotic’s Anonymous is held
  • 1958: Belinda Carlisle is born
  • 1960: Sean Penn is born
  • 1969: Hurricane Camille hits the Mississippi coast
  • 1979: Vivian Vance dies
  • 1980: Infant Araria Chamberlin disappears in Australia, taken by a dingo
  • 1982: The first compact discs are released to the public in Germany
  • 1983: Ira Gershwin dies
  • 1998: President Clinton admits that he had an affair with Monica Lewinsky
  • 2008: Michael Phelps becomes the 1st to win 8 gold medals in one Olympics
  • 2012: Rick has his surgery

I don’t know if my thing will make Wikipedia, but I think it should.

One thought on “August 17th: On This Day in History”

  1. This is good because I’ve always thought of you more Michael Phelps-ian than Vivian Vance-esque.

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