August 8: Spanish Armada Defeated!
The Story of a Special Day: August 8!
The special occasion gift they’ll never throw away — a whole book for the price of a premium card!
- What happened in history?
- Who was born?
- Who died?
- What happened on *your* special day?
From celebrations around the world to significant moments in history, birthdays, zodiac signs, and all-month events, this ebook makes a perfect birthday present or anniversary gift — one that will be kept and remembered long after an ordinary birthday card has been forgotten!
August 8 in History
- The Spanish Armada is defeated at the Battle of Gravelines (cover)
- The Great Train Robbery takes place
- Gandhi demands an end to British rule in India
- The cover photograph for Abbey Road is taken
- Emiliano Zapata
- “Bob Smith” (co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous)
- Mel Tillis
- Dustin Hoffman
- Esther Williams
- Fay Wray
- Patricia Neal
- Louise Brooks
Holidays and Celebrations
- Ba Ba Day (Mongolia and Taiwan)
- Nane Nane Day (Tanzania)
- International Cat Day
- National Frozen Custard Day
Each volume is packed with rare historical photos and fascinating facts. Plus, holidays around the world; birthday gems, flowers, and other symbols; horoscope signs; superstitions; and much, much more! With 82 pages packed with 39 historic photographs and illustrations, it’s a feast for the eyes as well as the brain.
A perfect birthday present or anniversary gift, “The Story of a Special Day” will make anyone feel special on his or her very special occasion. Look for upcoming titles covering each and every day of the year…because every day is a special day for someone you know! [Ebook coming soon.]