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 Germans begin to evacuate SicilyGermans begin to evacuate Sicily by The Ovi Team
August 11th 1943, German forces begin a six-day evacuation of the Italian island of Sicily, having been beaten back by the Allies, who invaded the island in July. The Germans had maintained a presence in Sicily since the earliest days of the war. But with
 
 Son of Sam arrestedSon of Sam arrested by The Ovi Team
On August 10, 1977, 24-year-old postal employee David Berkowitz is arrested and charged with being the "Son of Sam," the serial killer who terrorized New York City for more than a year, killing six young people and wounding seven others with a .44-calib
 
 President Nixon to resign from officePresident Nixon to resign from office by The Ovi Team
August 8th 1974; Richard Nixon has announced he is stepping down as president of the United States - the first man ever to do so. He has announced his departure in the face of an imminent impeachment trial...
 
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 Gandhi's "Quit India" speechGandhi's "Quit India" speech by The Ovi Team
The Quit India speech is a speech made by Mahatma Gandhi on August 8th 1942, on the eve of the Quit India movement. You can read it in full here...
 
 Arthur Miller cleared of contemptArthur Miller cleared of contempt by The Ovi Team
August 7th 1958; Washington's Court of Appeals has quashed playwright Arthur Miller's conviction for contempt of Congress after a two-year legal battle. In May the year before, a judge convicted Mr Miller for refusing to tell the House of Un-American Ac
 
 Enola GayEnola Gay by The Ovi Team
August 6th 1945; the American B-29 bomber, known as the Enola Gay, dropped the first atomic bomb on an inhabited area. The bomb named "Little Boy" was dropped over the centre of Hiroshima, Japan. An estimated 140,000 people were killed. And nobody knows
 
 Anna Frank arrestedAnna Frank arrested by The Ovi Team
August 4th 1944; Nazi police raided a house in Amsterdam and arrested eight people. Anne Frank, a teenager at the time, was one of the people arrested. Her diary would be published after her death.
 
 Nautilus crosses the North PoleNautilus crosses the North Pole by The Ovi Team
August 3rd 1958; The Nautilus became the first vessel to cross the North Pole underwater. The mission was known as "Operation Sunshine." The trip was made in four days by the Nautilus, the world's first atomic submarine. The voyage pioneered a new and
 
 The Uprising to free WarsawThe Uprising to free Warsaw by The Ovi Team
August 1st 1944; The Polish Home Army has begun a battle to liberate Warsaw, the first European capital to fall to the Germans nearly five years ago. At 1700 local time, the code signal "Tempest" was...
 
 NASANASA by The Ovi Team
July 29th; on this day in 1958, the U.S. Congress passes legislation establishing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a civilian agency responsible for coordinating America's activities in space. NASA has since sponsored space
 
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