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 Bill ClintonBill Clinton by The Ovi Team
August 19th; on this day in 1946, William Jefferson Blythe III is born in Hope, Arkansas. His father died in a car accident before he was born, and young Bill later took the last name of his stepfather, Roger Clinton. In 1992, Bill Clinton would be electe
 
 Moscow jails U-2 spy pilotMoscow jails U-2 spy pilot by The Ovi Team
August 19th 1960; The United States pilot, Francis Gary Powers, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a Soviet military court. Powers had pleaded guilty to spying for the American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) after his plane was shot down on 1
 
 Coup against GorbachevCoup against Gorbachev by The Ovi Team
August 18th 1991 hard-line elements of the Soviet government and military begin a coup attempt against President Mikhail Gorbachev. The coup attempt signified a decline in Gorbachev's power and influence
 
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 Battle of LangemarckBattle of Langemarck by The Ovi Team
On August 16, 1917, in a renewed thrust of the Allied offensive launched at the end of July in the Flanders region of Belgium - known as the Third Battle of Ypres, or simply as Passchendaele, for the village that saw the heaviest fighting - British troops
 
 Carlos the Jackal capturedCarlos the Jackal captured by The Ovi Team
August 14th 1994; terrorist Illich Ramirez Sanchez, long known as Carlos the Jackal, is captured in Khartoum, Sudan, by French intelligence agents. Since there was no extradition treaty with Sudan, the French agents sedated and kidnapped Carlos. The Sudan
 
 Berlin dividedBerlin divided by The Ovi Team
August 13th 1961; shortly after midnight on this day in 1961, East German soldiers begin laying down barbed wire and bricks as a barrier between Soviet-controlled East Berlin and the democratic western section of the city. After World War II, defeated Ger
 
 The Great Train Robber escapes from jailThe Great Train Robber escapes from jail by The Ovi Team
August 12th 1964; a massive manhunt is underway across Britain after one of the so-called Great Train Robbers escaped from Winson Green Prison in Birmingham.
 
 Germans begin to evacuate SicilyGermans begin to evacuate Sicily by The Ovi Team
August 11th 1943, German forces begin a six-day evacuation of the Italian island of Sicily, having been beaten back by the Allies, who invaded the island in July. The Germans had maintained a presence in Sicily since the earliest days of the war. But with
 
 Son of Sam arrestedSon of Sam arrested by The Ovi Team
On August 10, 1977, 24-year-old postal employee David Berkowitz is arrested and charged with being the "Son of Sam," the serial killer who terrorized New York City for more than a year, killing six young people and wounding seven others with a .44-calib
 
 President Nixon to resign from officePresident Nixon to resign from office by The Ovi Team
August 8th 1974; Richard Nixon has announced he is stepping down as president of the United States - the first man ever to do so. He has announced his departure in the face of an imminent impeachment trial - and possible removal from office - over the Wat
 
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