Drought refugees from Oklahoma camping by the roadside. They hope to work in the cotton fields. The official at the border (California-Arizona) inspection service said that on this day, August twenty-three car loads and truck loads of migrant fam
Picture of the day for August 17 A male Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) on the island of Rinca in the Komodo National Park. The world's largest living species of lizard: to celebrate the Proclamation of Indonesian Independence on 17 August 1945
Francis Gary Powers (August 1929 – August was an American pilot, who attended Grundy High School and whose Central Intelligence Agency spy plane was shot down while flying a reconnaissance mission over Soviet Union airspace, causing the 1960 incident.