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August 15: ON THIS DAY IN 1945, Japs ordered to cease fire

ON THIS DAY IN 1945, the Eagle reported, “Guam, Aug. … Full Article

MILESTONES: August 15, birthdays for Ben Affleck, Debra Messing, Jennifer Lawrence

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 227th day of the year. **** … Full Article

ON THIS DAY IN 1945: It looks real now

ON THIS DAY IN 1945, the Eagle reported, “The city’s joy, long pent by tension, fear and disappointment, began to trickle out with the pre-dawn report of Japanese surrender in an increasing flow that promised to become a flood of jubilation as the day went on. … Full Article

MILESTONES: August 14, birthdays for Steve Martin, Magic Johnson, Tim Tebow

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 226th day of the year. **** … Full Article

Relive the epic Battle of Brooklyn

Monday, Aug. 27 marks the anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, the first major engagement of the Revolutionary War to take place after the United States declared its independence in 1776. … Full Article

ON THIS DAY IN 1945: Peace jitters sweep world

ON THIS DAY IN 1945, the Eagle reported, “New Yorkers today awaited the news that peace again reigned in the world in a state of high expectancy but, at the same time, in a skeptical frame of mind. … Full Article

MILESTONES: August 13, birthdays for Danny Bonaduce, Philippe Petit, Shani Davis

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 225th day of the year. … Full Article

MILESTONES: August 10, birthdays for Antonio Banderas, Betsey Johnson, Dr. Carla Hayden

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 222nd day of the year. … Full Article

MILESTONES: August 9, birthdays for Anna Kendrick, Michael Kors, Deion Sanders

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 221st day of the year. … Full Article

MILESTONES: August 8, birthdays for Roger Federer, Shawn Mendes, Meagan Good

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 220th day of the year. … Full Article

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