Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace
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Thursday, August 6, 2015

August 3rd thru August 9th

What Happened This Week in History?

  • August 3, 1933-  Mickey Mouse Watch was introduced for the price of $2.75
  • August 4, 1979-  Ramones's "Rock & Roll High School" film premiered in New York, NY
  • August 5, 1833-  The village of Chicago was incorporated.  The population was approximately 250.
  • August 6, 1996-  NASA announced the discovery of evidence of primitive life on Mars
  • August 7, 1782-  George Washington created the Order of the Purple Heart
  • August 8, 1899-  The refrigerator was patented by A.T. Marshall
  • August 9, 1859-  Donald Duck received the 2,257th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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