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August 7

Lighthouse Day

1606 The debut performance of Macbeth by Shakespeare

1909 The Lincoln penny is issued

1927 The Peace Bridge is open connecting Fort Erie Ontario Canada & Buffalo, New York, United States

1930 Richard Bedford Bennett of the conservatives becomes the 11 Canada’s Prime Minister

1950 Ferdi Kubler wins the 37th Tour de France

1971 Apollo 15 enters Earth atmosphere

1985 The MLBA ends the strike

1986 The premiere film Stand by Me

1989 George Clinton releases the album The Cinderella Theory

2002 The premiere of Barbershop starring Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer

2007 With his 756th home run Barry Bonds breaks Hank Aaron’s home run record

Happy Birthday

1876 Mata Hari spy

1960 David Duchovny actress

1960 Jacquie O’Sullivan in the group Bananarama

1963 Patrick Kennedy Kennedy

1966 Jimmy Wales one of the founders of Wikipedia

1967 Sable model wrestling manger, Playboy Bunny

1975 Charlize Theron actress

1979 Alex James in the band Blur

1982 Jasmin Mäntylä model

1987 Sidney Crosby NHL hockey player



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