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Dates That Matter

Upcoming Dates and Topics:

August 20, 1968 - Clue: The Cold War heats up in Europe.
Answer: The Soviet Union invades Czechoslovakia.

August 21, 1959 - Clue: Aloha!
Answer: Hawaii enters the Union as the 50th state.

August 22, 1902 - Clue: Teddy Roosevelt takes a ride.
Answer: Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first President to ride in an automobile.

August 23, 1305 - Clue: A Scottish hero is executed.
Answer: William Wallace is executed.

August 24, 79 - Clue: A Roman resort is buried.
Answer: Mount Vesuvius erupts, burying Pompeii.

August 25, 1944 - Clue: A great European city is liberated.
Answer: Paris is liberated from Nazi occupation.

August 26, 1920 - Clue: The US doubles its suffrage.
Answer: The Secretary of State certifies the ratification of the 19th amendment.