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August Teaching Calendar

by Mary Ann Kelley

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August 1, 2020 — Colorado Admission Day - 1876

August 2, 2020 — Declaration of Independence signed - 1776

August 2, 2020 — Lincoln Penny issued - 1909

August 3, 2020 — Christopher Columbus set sail - 1492

August 5, 2020 — Neil Armstrong born this day in 1930

August 6, 2020 — Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima - 1945

August 10, 2020 — Missouri Admission Day - 1821

August 14, 2020 — Japan agrees to surrender to the Allies - 1945

August 18, 2020 — Virginia Dare born this day in 1587

August 19, 2020 — National Aviation Day

August 21, 2020 — Hawaii Admission Day - 1959

August 24, 2020 — Mt. Vesuvius eruption - 79 A.D.

August 26, 2020 — Charles Lindbergh died this day in 1974

August 27, 2020 — Krakatoa eruption - 1883

August 28, 2020 — "I Have a Dream" speech given by Martin Luther King, Jr.

August 29, 2020 — Hurricane Katrina anniversary - 2005

August 26, 2021 — Katherine Johnson born this day in 1918

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