What Happened This Week in History?
- August 10, 1885- Leo Daft opens America's first commercial operated electric streetcar
- August 11, 1982- The self-titled album "Vanity 6" was released
- August 12, 30 B C- Cleopatra VII committed suicide allegedly from a bite of an asp
- August 13, 1608- John Smith's story of Jamestown's first days submitted for publication
- August 14, 1936- First Olympic basketball game which was played in Berlin
- August 15, 1519- Panama City, Panama is founded
- August 16, 1896- Gold first discovered in Klondike by George Carmack