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 Saint Bartholomew's Day MassacreSaint Bartholomew's Day Massacre by The Ovi Team
Aug 24th 1572; King Charles IX of France, under the sway of his mother, Catherine de Medici, orders the assassination of Huguenot Protestant leaders in Paris, setting off an orgy of killing those results in the massacre of tens of thousands of Huguenots a
 
 Soviet Union intervenes in CzechoslovakiaSoviet Union intervenes in Czechoslovakia by The Ovi Team
August 20th 1968; In the face of rising anti-Soviet protests in Czechoslovakia, Soviet troops (backed by troops from other Warsaw Pact nations) intervene to crush the protest and restore order. The brutal Soviet action shocked the West and dealt a devasta
 
 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.
 
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 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)
 
 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
 
 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...
 
 The Sinking of LusitaniaThe Sinking of Lusitania by The Ovi Team
August 15th 1918; for the 1st time in history a full length cartoon, the Sinking of Lusitania. Animated account of the sinking of the cruise ship the Lusitania on May 7, 1915 by the German submarine U-39. The ship carried approximately 1,500 passengers, m
 
 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...
 
 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.
 
 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.
 
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