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Happy Birthday ErniePaul!

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August 20th! ERNIE! ERNIE! ERNIE!

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This Week in Geek History August 18 - 24

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August 18
1774 - American explorer Meriwether Lewis mb

August 19
1871 - Aviation pioneer Orville Wright mb
1883 - French fashion designer Coco Chanel mb
1902 - Poet Ogden Nash mb
1921 - Star Trek creator Gene Rodenberry mb
1939 - Drummer Ginger Baker [I can't believe there's STILL not a Cream fan microbadge, we'll use Eric] mb
1946 - Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States mb

August 20
1833 - Benjamin Harrison, 23rd president of the United States mb
1890 - Horror writer H.P. Lovecraft mb
1940 - Churchill says of the RAF "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few" mb
1942 - Singer/songwriter and actor Isaac Hayes mb
1948 - Singer/songwriter/Led Zep frontman Robert Plant mb
1968 - 200,000 Warsaw Pact Soviet led troops invade Czechoslovakia in response to 'Prague Spring' mb mb
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August 21
1872 - Illustrator Aubrey Beardsley mb
1904 - Jazz great William "Count" Basie mb
1936 - Basketball center Wilt Chamberlain mb

August 22
1485 - Battle of Bosworth Field, Henry Tudor defeats the last Plantagenet, King Richard III, effectively ending the War of the Roses mb
1849 - World's first air raid: Austria launches pilotless balloons against Venice, Italy mb
1862 - French composer Claude Debussy mb
1920 - Science fiction writer Ray Bradbury mb

August 23
1305 - William Wallace executed by the English mb
1883 - Gen. Jonathan Wainwright (Hero of Bataan)
1946 - The Who's drummer and general wild-man Keith Moon mb

August 24
__79 - Mt. Vesuvius erupts, destroying Pompeii & Herculaneum, killing 15,000 mb
1759 - William Wilberforce, leader for abolition of slavery in England mbmb
1880 - Joshua Lionel Cowen, inventor of the electric toy train mb
1897 - Country music publisher Fred Rose mb
1899 - Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges mb
1934 - English actor Kenny Baker mb
1951 - American author Orson Scott Card mb
1957 - English comedian Stephen Fry mb

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Happy Birthday to Barad_the_Dwarf & GovMiller!

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August 13th is a double celebration!

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Happy Birthday Jan & Eric!
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This Week in Geek History August 11 - 17

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August 11
3114B - Mayan Calendar begins mb
1833 - Author Robert Ingersoll mb
1921 - Author Alex Haley (Roots)
1950 - Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak mb mb
1953 - Wrestler Hulk Hogan mb
1965 - Watts riots begin in Los Angeles (6 days) mb
2014 - Robin Williams dies mb

August 12
_30B - Cleopatra commits suicide by asp mb
1859 - Educator and poet Katherine Lee Bates (America the Beautiful)
1887 - Austrian physicist Erwin Schrodinger mb
1981 - IBM introduces its first Personal Computer mbmb
1990 - "Sue" (T-Rex) discovered mb
2000 - Kursk lost at sea mb

August 13
1860 - Sharpshooter Annie Oakley mb
1895 - Actor Bert Lahr mb
1899 - Film director Alfred Hitchcock mb
1961 - Construction of the Berlin wall begins mb
2009 - Pathfinder Roleplaying Game (1st Edition) released mb
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August 14
1863 - Writer Ernest Thayer mb (Casey at the Bat)
1945 - VJ Day, Japan unconditionally surrenders, ending WWII mb
1945 - Comedian/actor/banjo-player Steve Martin mb
1950 - Cartoonist Gary Larson mb

August 15
1057 - Malcolm Canmore kills King Macbeth of Scotland (Lumphanan) mb
1769 - Napoleon Bonaparte mb
1859 - Longtime Chicago White Sox owner Charles Comiskey mb
1888 - British soldier and writer T.E. Lawrence mb
1969 - Woodstock begins (4 days)mbmbmbmbmbmbmbmb
1979 - Apocalypse Now premieres mb

August 16
1845 - French physicist Gabriel Lippman (Inventor of color photography)
1958 - Pop singer Madonna mb
1977 - Death of Elvis Presley mb
2018 - Death of Aretha Franklin mb

August 17
1786 - Frontiersman Davy Crockett mb
1945 - Actor Robert DeNiro (Taxi Driver, Cape Fear) mb

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Happy Birthday Michael Lavoie!

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August 10th!

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Another August 9th, another

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Happy Birthday Sarah!!

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This Week in Geek History August 4 - 10

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August 4
1693 - Traditional date ascribed to Dom Perignon's invention of Champagne mb
1901 - Jazz Great Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong mb

August 5
1906 - Director John Huston mb mb
1930 - Astronaut Neil Armstrong mb
1948 - Larry Elmore mb
1962 - Marilyn Monroe found dead mb
1964 - Rapper MCA (Adam Yauch) mb

August 6
1809 - English poet Alfred Lord Tennyson mb
1881 - Alexander Fleming, inventor of penicillin mb
1911 - Comedienne Lucille Ball mb
1934 - Sci-fi/fantasy author Piers Anthony mb
1945 - Bombing of Hiroshima mb
1996 - George RR Martin's A Game of Thrones published mb mb
2019 - BGG/RPGG/VGG site re-branding mb Old Look

August 7
1782 - George Washington creates the Purple Heart mb mb
1958 - "Best Pipes in Metal" Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson mb
1960 - Actor David Duchovny mb

August 8
1937 - Actor Dustin Hoffman mb
1961 - Guitarist Edge (David Evans) mb
1974 - President Nixon announces he will resign (Watergate scandal) mb
1978 - Garfield's canine pal Odie mb

August 9
1828 - Author Leo Tolstoy mb
1945 - "Fat Man" dropped on Nagasaki, Japan mb
1965 - Singapore leaves Malaysia mb
1968 - Actress Gillian Anderson mb
1969 - Sharon Tate, along with 5 others murdered by the "Manson Family" mb
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August 10
__70 - Traditional date given to Roman General Titus' destruction of Herod's Temple as he sacks Jerusalem mb
1874 - Herbert Hoover, 31st president of the United States mb
1899 - Actor Jack Haley mb
1949 - TSR artist/cartographer Dave LaForce mb
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2000 - Player's Handbook (D&D 3e) released mb

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Happy Birthday Jackal2k!

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July 31st!


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Happy Birthday Dave!

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This Week in Geek History July 28 - August 3

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July 28
1887 - Artist Marcel Duchamp mb
1948 - Actress Sally Struthers (All in the Family)

July 29
1869 - Novelist Booth Tarkington (The Magnificent Ambersons)
1892 - Actor William Powell (Thin Man) mb
1941 - Actor David Warner mb mb
1953 - Rush Frontman/Singer/Songwriter/Bassist Geddy Lee mbmb
1954 - Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring published mb
1972 - Actor/Gamer/BGG User Wil Wheaton mbmb
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July 30
1818 - Author Emily Bronte mb
1863 - Auto pioneer Henry Ford mb
1890 - Baseball player-manager Casey Stengel mb
1935 - 1st Penguin book published, starting the 'paperback revolution' mb
1947 - Bodybuilder-actor-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger mb
1961 - Actor Laurence Fishburne mb
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July 31
1956 - Actor Michael Biehn mb
1962 - Actor Wesley Snipes (Blade trilogy) mb
1965 - Author JK Rowling mb

August 1
1779 - Francis Scott Key (The Star-Spangled Banner) mb
1819 - Author Herman Melville mb
1942 - Jerry Garcia, co-founder of the Grateful Dead rock group mb
2009 - RPGGeek.com's official birthday (the best site on the internet). Happy 10th Birthday! mb

August 2
1905 - Actress Myrna Loy (Thin Man) mb
1924 - Actor Carroll O'Connor (All in The Family) mb
1932 - Actor Peter O'Toole mb
1939 - Horror film director Wes Craven mb

August 3
1811 - Elisha Graves Otis, inventor of the modern elevator mb
1904 - Sci-fi Author Clifford D Simak (Way Station) mb
1926 - Singer Tony Bennett mb
1940 - Actor Martin Sheen mb
1950 - Director John Landis mb mb
1963 - Singer/songwriter/guitarist James Hetfield mb
1992 - Best Picture winner Unforgiven premieres mb

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Happy Birthday AaronTheSkull!

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