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Teaching Calendar

by Mary Ann Kelley

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August 2017

August 1, 2017 — Colorado Admission Day - 1876

August 2, 2017 — Declaration of Independence signed - 1776

August 2, 2017 — Lincoln Penny issued - 1909

August 3, 2017 — Christopher Columbus set sail - 1492

August 5, 2017 — Neil Armstrong born this day in 1930

August 6, 2017 — Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima - 1945

August 10, 2017 — Missouri Admission Day - 1821

August 14, 2017 — Japan agrees to surrender to the Allies - 1945

August 18, 2017 — Virginia Dare born this day in 1587

August 19, 2017 — National Aviation Day

August 21, 2017 — Hawaii Admission Day - 1959

August 24, 2017 — Mt. Vesuvius eruption - 79

August 26, 2017 — Charles Lindbergh died this day in 1974

August 27, 2017 — Krakatoa eruption - 1883

August 28, 2017 — "I Have a Dream" speech given by Martin Luther King, Jr.

August 29, 2017 — Hurricane Katrina anniversary - 2005

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