is the Anniversary of the Woodstock, NY Peace and Music Festival. August the Woodstock Music Festival opens on a patch of farmland in the upstate New York town of Bethel.
Chief Yowlachie*Born August 15, 1891 in Yakima Indian Reservation, Washington, USA Died March 7, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA (pneumonia) Birth Name Daniel Simmons Mini Bio (1) A member of the Yakima tribe in Washington state, Chief Yowlachie (whose real name was Daniel Simmons) began his show-business career as--believe it or not--an opera singer and spent many years in that profession. In the 1920s he switched to films. He was buried in an unmarked grave in North Hollywood…
August 1965 Elvis visits the USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor. The navy gives the group a personal tour and Elvis places wreaths at the base of the memorial. Elvis is presented an award to thank him for his work with the navy to preserve the Arizona.
Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Sophie, Countess of Wessex attend the anniversary of VJ Day Service of Commemoration at St Martin-in-the-Fields on August 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Danny Martindale/WireImage)
Legendary kiss V–J day in Times Square Alfred Eisenstaedt , was published in Life in 1945 with the caption, In New York's Times Square a white-clad girl clutches her purse and skirt as an uninhibited sailor plants his lips squarely on hers
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