August 8: Spanish Armada Defeated!

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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.]