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This Day in History: August 30, 30 B.C. – Cleopatra…

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August 30, 30 B.C.: – Cleopatra queen of Egypt commits suicide. Cleopatra DT92.7 .B7 1972   Stacks

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This Day in History: August 29, 1862 – Confederate General Robert E. Lee…

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August 29, 1862: Confederate General Robert E. Lee deals a stinging defeat to Union General John Pope at the Second Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. Historical report on the troop movements for the second battle of Manassas, August 28 through August 30, 1862 I 29.2:M 31/5   Federal Documents Compact Shelving

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This Day in History: August 28, 2006 – Fugitive polygamist…

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August 28, 2006: Fugitive polygamist leader Warren Jeffs is arrested. Escape The Ohio Digital Library

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This Day in History: August 27, 1912 – Edgar Rice Burrough…

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August 27, 1912: Edgar Rice Burrough’s Tarzan of the Apes first appears in a magazine. Tarzan alive : a definitive biography of Lord Greystoke PS3503.U687 Z65  Ohioana Library

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This Day in History: August 26, 1429 – Joan of Arc…

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August 26, 1429: Joan of Arc makes a triumphant entry into Paris. The Saint and the devil; Joan of Arc and Giles de Rais, a biographical study in good and evil DC103 .W 55  Stacks

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This Day in History: August 24, 79 – Mount Vesuvius…

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August 24, 79 A.D.: Mount Vesuvius erupts in southern Italy, devastating the prosperous Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum and killing thousands. Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum. DG70.P7 G7 1971  Stacks

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This Day in History: August 23, 1927 – Italian-born anarchists…

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August 23, 1927: Italian-born anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are executed for murder in Massachusetts. Sacco-Vanzetti ; the murder and the myth 364.152 M767  Dewey stacks

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This Day in History: August 22, 1864 – International Red Cross…

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August 22, 1864: International Red Cross founded at Geneva, Switzerland. Red Cross International and the strategy of peace 361.506 J853  Dewey stacks

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This Day in History: August 21, 1831 – Nat Turner…

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August 21, 1831: Nat Turner led the largest slave revolt in U.S. history. The fires of jubilee : Nat Turner’s fierce rebellion F232.S7 O22 1975  stacks

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This Day in History: August 20, 1794 – Battle of Fallen Timbers…

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August 20, 1794: Battle of Fallen Timbers near present day Toledo.  Indian confederacy led by Shawnee Chief Blue Jacket defeated by General “Mad Anthony” Wayne. Blue Jacket, war chief of the Shawnees E90.B56 E25 1983x  stacks

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