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On History Day – August 9 – Almanac

Today is Monday August 9, the 221st day of 2021 with 144 to follow. The moon is growing. The morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. People born on this day are under the sign of Leo. …

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Today in History: Sunday August 8

(AP) – Today is Sunday August 8, the 220th day of 2021. There are 145 days left in the year. The highlight of today’s history: August 8, 1974President Richard Nixon, facing further damaging revelations in the Watergate scandal, announced he would step down the next day. To this date : …

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Yoko Ono presents MEND PIECE for London

This fall, visitors to the Whitechapel Gallery are invited to participate in an interactive installation by world-renowned artist, musician and activist Yoko Ono (b.1933, Japan). Yoko Ono, Mend Piece, 1966/2018, Broken cups and saucers, thread, glue, duct tape. Installation view: ‘You & I’, A4 Arts Foundation, Cape Town, South Africa, …

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A violinist on how to empower Asian musicians

I was not surprised by the recent violence against Asian Americans. I vividly remember being scared as a kid in Illinois in the 1980s. At that time, Japan was seen as an impending economic force invading the United States. In 1982, Vincent Chin, a Chinese-American, was beaten to death by …

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Sports news of the day: what you need to know

Latest – One of the U.S. team’s alternate or back-up gymnasts has tested positive for the coronavirus, but the main team has moved to separate accommodation and continues to prepare for the Olympics, USA Gymnastics said on Monday. Photo: PHOTOSPORT A Japanese official previously said a member of the U.S. …

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