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On This Day

August 2

Ice Cream Sandwich Day

Coloring Book Day

1918 Vancouver general strike.

1934 Hitler takes command of the German armed forces

1937 Marihuana Tax Act

1967 The film premiere of The Heat of the Night

1990 Iraq go to war with Kuwait

1985 The film Weird Science opens Directed by John Hughes starring Robert Downey Jr., Kelly LeBrock, Anthony Michael Hall

Happy Birthday

1892 Jack L. Warner co founder of Warner Brothers Entertainment Inc.

1924 James Baldwin poet

1932 Peter O’Toole actor director Lawrence of Arabia, Caligula, King Ralph

1939 Wes Craven Film Director: A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream.

1950 John Landis actor

1955 Butch Vig music producer Nevermind - Nirvana

1961 Cold 187um rapper in the group Above The Law

1964 Mary-Louise Parker actress: Weeds

1970 Kevin Smith Director Clerks,

1985 David Hart Smith Pro Wrestler


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