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August 12, 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday. August 12, 1981: IBM introduced its first personal computer, the model 5150.  Go to article » 1676: King Philip assassinated. 1851: Sewing machine invented. Georg Soros, b. 1930. In an eerie twist, volatile weather and […]

August 11, 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Full moon tonight – last Supermoon of the year  aka the Sturgeon Moon.  Shooting stars also continue with the Perseid meteor shower. August 11, 1965: Watts Riot, Los Angeles. August 11, 2014: American comedian and actor Robin […]

August 10, 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: August 10,1846: Smithsonian Institution established. 1945: Japan surrenders. August 10, 1993: American jurist Ruth Bader Ginsburg is sworn in as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, becoming the second woman to serve on the court.  […]

August 9, 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: On Aug. 9, 1945, the United States exploded a nuclear device over Nagasaki, Japan, instantly killing an estimated 39,000 people. The explosion came three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.  Go to article » Also on […]

August 8, 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Monday. August 8, 1945: The United States, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and France sign the London Agreement, which authorized the Nürnberg trials, in which former Nazi leaders were Indicted and tried as war criminals […]