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    15th August. Today is VJ Day, the day on which, in 1945, World War 2 was declared to have ended.
    Long may we remember this day, and look forward in hope of a peaceful world.

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    Peace will come when mankind finds something as exciting as warfare. Arthur C Clarke said that. Maybe I should have put in the SF thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KevinJS View Post
    Peace will come when mankind finds something as exciting as warfare. Arthur C Clarke said that. Maybe I should have put in the SF thread.

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    You still can.

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    August 15, 1965 - The Beatles played before a capacity crowd of 55,000 at Shea Stadium in New York, setting a record, at the time, for the largest concert audience.

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    August 15, 2001 - Astronomers announced the discovery of the first solar system outside our own. They had discovered two planets orbiting a star in the Big Dipper.

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    On this day in 1899, Henry Ford left his position of chief engineer at the Edison Illuminating company's main plant to concentrate on automobile production. After several false starts he founded the Ford Motor Company in 1901.
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    On this day in 1914,the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Between 1909 and 1914 the United States spent over $400,000,000.00 dollars on construction of the Canal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scifan57
    On this day in 1914,the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Between 1909 and 1914 the United States spent over $400,000,000.00 dollars on construction of the Canal.
    The canal was a must see, which we did on our New Year's cruise 4 years ago.

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    August 16 - 1930 - The first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks.

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    August 16 -1989 - A solar flare from the Sun creates a geomagnetic storm that affects micro chips, leading to a halt of all trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) in Canada.

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