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August 30

What happened on August 30? Today we celebrate the founding date of Melbourne in Australia and we congratulate physicist Ernest Rutherford (*1871) from New Zealand. We also wish a happy birthday to American astronaut Jack Swigert (*1931), American baseball player …

August 29

What happened on August 29? Today we celebrate the founding dates of companies Goodyear (1898) and Netflix (1997), as well as the city of Nuuk in Greenland in 1728. And we congratulate Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman (*1915), British philosopher John …

August 28

What happened on August 28? Today we celebrate the founding dates of UPS and Toyota, the rebranding of “Brad’s drink” into “Pepsi-Cola“, British cook Rachel Khoo (*1980), German poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (*1749), American comic book artist Jack Kirby …

August 27

What happened on August 27? Today we celebrate American fashion designer Tom Ford (*1961), British novelist C. S. Forester (*1899), Australian racing driver Mark Webber (*1976), German philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (*1770), American actor Paul Reubens (*1952, his Swedish …

August 26

What happened on August 26? Car brand Mini was founded on this lovely day in 1959 and John Fitch patented the steamboat in 1791. We also celebrate World Dog Day, so head over to the store to get some treats! …

August 25

What happened on August 25? Today we celebrate the demonstration of Galileo Galilei’s first telescope, American conductor Leonard Bernstein (*1918), Israeli musician Gene Simmons (*1949), Scottish actor Sean Connery (*1930), British singer Elvis Costello (*1954), American film director Tim Burton …