It happened on this day…August 22nd

8.22On this day in 1906 – The Victor Talking Machine Company of Camden, New Jersey began to manufacture the Victrola (record player).

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It happened on this day…August 8th

8.8On this day in 1969 The Beatles walked Abbey Road to shoot a photo for the album Abbey Road.

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It happened on this day…August 7th

On this day in 1959 – The U.S. launched Explorer 6, which sent back a picture of the Earth.

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It happened on this day…August 6th

On this day in 1992 – Tim Berners-Lee put the first website online; it explained the World Wide Web and described how to use it.

It’s hard to believe it was only 1992….seems like we have always had the WWW

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It happened on this day…August 5th

On this day in 1957 – “American Bandstand,” hosted by Dick Clark, started its television run.

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It happened on this day…August 4th

On this day in 1916 – The United States purchased the Danish Virgin Islands for $25 million….such a deal.

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It happened on this day…August 3rd

On this day in 1963 – The Beatles played in the Cavern Club in their hometown, Liverpool, for the last time.

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