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  Aug 1 World Wide Web Day
  Aug 1, 1818 Maria Mitchell (1818-1889), American astronomer More...
  Aug 2, 1754 Pierre Charles L'Enfant (1754-1825), French/American engineer More...
  Aug 2, 1858 First Street Letter Boxes More...
  Aug 3, 1914 Mark Kac (1914-1984), Polish-American mathematician More...
  Aug 3, 1926 Maurice Auslander (1926-1994), American mathematician More...
  Aug 3, 1949 The National Basketball Association was formed.
  Aug 4, 1805 William Rowan Hamilton (1805-1865), Irish mathematician/physicist/astronomer More...
  Aug 4, 1834 John Venn (1834-1923), English mathematician More...
  Aug 4, 1900 Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong (1900-1971), American musician More...
  Aug 5, 1802 Niels Henrik Abel (1802-1829), Norwegian mathematician More...
  Aug 5, 1858 First Cable Across Atlantic Ocean Laid More...
  Aug 5, 1861 First time U.S. income tax levied
  Aug 5, 1914 First Electric Traffic Signal Light More...
  Aug 5, 1945 Enola Gray Drops Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima More...
  Aug 6, 1762 Day first sandwich was created More...
  Aug 8, 1876 Mimeograph Patented...Ah The Smell... More...
  Aug 28, 1911 Shizuo Kakutani (1911-2004), Japanese-American mathematician More...
  Aug 8, 1912 Ralph P. Boas, Jr. (1912 - 1992), American mathematician More...
  Aug 8, 1921 Edwin Henry Spanier (1921-1996), American mathematician More...
  Aug 9, 1896 Jean Piaget (1896-1980), Swiss educator More...
  Aug 10, 2013 National Garage Sale Day More...
  Aug 12, 1981 IBM PC introduced
  Aug 13 International Left-Handers Day
  Aug 13, 1860 Annie Oakley (1860 - 1926), American cowgirl/sharpshooter
  Aug 16, 1821 Arthur Cayley (1821-1895), English mathematician More...
  Aug 17, 1601 Pierre de Fermat (1601-1665), French mathematician More...
  Aug 17, 1786 Davy Crockett (1786 - 1836), American frontiersman
  Aug 17, 1954 Ingrid Daubechies (1954-?), Belguim-American mathematician More...
  Aug 19. 2012 Aviation Day
  Aug 20, 2013 National Homeless Animals Day
  Aug 21, 1789 Augustin Louis Cauchy (1789-1857), French mathematician More...
  Aug 29, 1892 Ball Dropped from Top of Washington Monument...and Caught! More...
  Aug 21, 1932 Louis de Branges (1932-?), French-American mathematician More...
  Aug 23, 1829 Moritz Benedikt Cantor (1829-1920), German mathematician/historian More...
  Aug 24, 1960 Cal Ripken Jr. (1960 - ?), American baseball great!
  Aug 25, 1917 Tosio Kato (1917-1999), Japanese-American mathematician More...
  Aug 26 National Dog Day
  Aug 27, 1858 Giuseppe Peano (1858-1932), Italian mathematician/philosopher More...
  Aug 27, 1930 Franklin P. Peterson (1930-2000), American mathematician More...
  Aug 29, 1896 First Chop Suey Concocted More...
  Aug 30, 1906 Olga Taussky-Todd (1906-1995), Austrian-Hungarian-American mathematician More...
  Aug 31, 1870 Maria Montessori (1870-1952), Italian physician/educator More...
  8/31/1895 First professional football game