#OTD

Paul Moore
a few seconds ago
Roxy Theatre, Barrie ON, opened #OTD August 13, 1931. Local showman John Saso hired architect John Wilson to give the façade some art deco detail, still standing on Dunlop Street. Historic pic: @ArchivesOntario Colour pics: my own 2007, and streetview today. https://t.co/eIKYCZyu8h
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Roxy Theatre, Barrie ON, opened #OTD August 13, 1931. Local showman John Saso hired architect John Wilson to give the façade some art deco detail, still standing on Dunlop Street. Historic pic: @ArchivesOntario Colour pics: my own 2007, and streetview today. https://t.co/eIKYCZyu8h

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Radio broadcasts on this date August 13 in 1939. #OTD https://t.co/ASIZ67axzj

WRITE YOU MAY STARVE BUT YOU WILL KEEP SELF RESPECT ~1936 telegram to Martha #Gellhorn from H.G. Wells, who died on 13 Aug 1946 #OTD

Codex
8 minutes ago
#OTD #Landucci 1503:
They left, and were quartered at Ponte a Sieve. They hastened away, because they were needed in the south. https://t.co/5UgPy3j3rG

#OTD #Landucci 1503: They left, and were quartered at Ponte a Sieve. They hastened away, because they were needed in the south. https://t.co/5UgPy3j3rG

@TheNZTeam @Reuters At 15 Violet Walrond🇳🇿 was young but not the youngest Olympian as claimed. #OTD at opening of 1920 @Olympics in Antwerp Aileen Riggin🇺🇸 was 14 (Springboard Diving🥇) & Nils Skoglund🇸🇪 13 but 14 by time won Plain High Diving🥈—remains youngest male medalist in an individual event. https://t.co/dP7OJhu2af

@TheNZTeam @Reuters At 15 Violet Walrond🇳🇿 was young but not the youngest Olympian as claimed. #OTD at opening of 1920 @Olympics in Antwerp Aileen Riggin🇺🇸 was 14 (Springboard Diving🥇) & Nils Skoglund🇸🇪 13 but 14 by time won Plain High Diving🥈—remains youngest male medalist in an individual event. https://t.co/dP7OJhu2af

#OTD in 1911, the Boston #Bravest won a slugfest over the Dodgers 13-9. While this good looking chap didn’t play that game, he WAS in the process of finishing up his final season of pro baseball. Who knows who he is?

HINT: He’s kind of a big deal to pitchers.

#bravestatl https://t.co/PKunFwEZ7g

#OTD in 1911, the Boston #Bravest won a slugfest over the Dodgers 13-9. While this good looking chap didn’t play that game, he WAS in the process of finishing up his final season of pro baseball. Who knows who he is? HINT: He’s kind of a big deal to pitchers. #bravestatl https://t.co/PKunFwEZ7g

Codex
14 minutes ago
#OTD #Landucci 1513:
The new archbishop, Messer Giulio, who was a cardinal, came to Florence. https://t.co/nGcEMfZqPL

#OTD #Landucci 1513: The new archbishop, Messer Giulio, who was a cardinal, came to Florence. https://t.co/nGcEMfZqPL

Quoted @LittleLeague

#OTD, former @LSUsoftball and @USASoftball standout @hoovagurl got her first taste of pitching on the big stage, helping her Simpsonville (S.C.) Little League team win the 2008 Little League Softball World Series Championship 🥎🏆! #LLWS #LLAlumni https://t.co/WPnvpPVFtr

#OTD, former @LSUsoftball and @USASoftball standout @hoovagurl got her first taste of pitching on the big stage, helping her Simpsonville (S.C.) Little League team win the 2008 Little League Softball World Series Championship 🥎🏆! #LLWS #LLAlumni https://t.co/WPnvpPVFtr

RT littleleague #OTD, former LSUsoftball and USASoftball standout hoovagurl got her first taste of pitching on the big stage, helping her Simpsonville (S.C.) Little League team win the 2008 Lit https://t.co/67tspDJO4W

#OTD in #BaseballHistory (8/13/1948): Satchel Paige throws the first shutout of his #MLB career, leading the Cleveland #Indians to a 5-0 win over the Chicago #WhiteSox.  The 42-year-old rookie allows just five hits and improves his record to 5-1.   #MLB #Baseball #History https://t.co/ZJKKl4JcOW

#OTD in #BaseballHistory (8/13/1948): Satchel Paige throws the first shutout of his #MLB career, leading the Cleveland #Indians to a 5-0 win over the Chicago #WhiteSox. The 42-year-old rookie allows just five hits and improves his record to 5-1. #MLB #Baseball #History https://t.co/ZJKKl4JcOW

Codex
21 minutes ago
#OTD #Landucci 1515:
Giuliano de' Medici's wife came to Florence. https://t.co/6nWvMvgsp9

#OTD #Landucci 1515: Giuliano de' Medici's wife came to Florence. https://t.co/6nWvMvgsp9

#OtD 14 Aug 1924, Colin Ward, British anarchist architect and writer, was born in Wanstead. He was radicalised as a soldier in World War II, and later wrote prolifically on emancipatory strategies for education and housing for working class people. https://t.co/l8SZhWXvOH https://t.co/ofKtxRxhDG

#OtD 14 Aug 1924, Colin Ward, British anarchist architect and writer, was born in Wanstead. He was radicalised as a soldier in World War II, and later wrote prolifically on emancipatory strategies for education and housing for working class people. https://t.co/l8SZhWXvOH https://t.co/ofKtxRxhDG

Witnify
32 minutes ago
Chef @SaraMoulton awesome story on being a food stylist for Julia Child, who died #otd 2004 https://t.co/Xg2QnTUrCH https://t.co/umAS8TRriI

Chef @SaraMoulton awesome story on being a food stylist for Julia Child, who died #otd 2004 https://t.co/Xg2QnTUrCH https://t.co/umAS8TRriI

#OTD in 1999, the #Bisons beat Columbus 5-3. Darryl Strawberry, with the Clippers on a rehab assignment, went 2-for-4 with a double. #Buffalo https://t.co/g3Df7Ioi5g

#OTD in 1999, the #Bisons beat Columbus 5-3. Darryl Strawberry, with the Clippers on a rehab assignment, went 2-for-4 with a double. #Buffalo https://t.co/g3Df7Ioi5g

More urban renewal developments 50 years ago. https://t.co/231DHlxX5m #OTD

Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés captured Tenochtitlán (now Mexico City) #OTD 1521, thereby ending the Aztec empire. Learn about the Aztec empire in TrueFLIX. https://t.co/X0Hk7RRXO7 #literacy #read #AztecEmpire #OnThisDay #onlinelearning #powerlibrary https://t.co/EFd1Q560Vk

Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés captured Tenochtitlán (now Mexico City) #OTD 1521, thereby ending the Aztec empire. Learn about the Aztec empire in TrueFLIX. https://t.co/X0Hk7RRXO7 #literacy #read #AztecEmpire #OnThisDay #onlinelearning #powerlibrary https://t.co/EFd1Q560Vk

#OTD Cuba's communist leader Fidel Castro was born. He swept to power pledging a return to democracy after nearly seven years of dictatorial rule by Fulgencio Batista, but instead imposed upon Cuba the most ruthless communist gov't the developing world had ever seen. https://t.co/aEEivWXG0T
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#OTD Cuba's communist leader Fidel Castro was born. He swept to power pledging a return to democracy after nearly seven years of dictatorial rule by Fulgencio Batista, but instead imposed upon Cuba the most ruthless communist gov't the developing world had ever seen. https://t.co/aEEivWXG0T

#OTD #Kentucky

August 13, 1948 - The U.S. Olympic Basketball Team comprised of "The Fabulous Five," the legendary University of Kentucky Wildcats team of 1947-1948 won the Olympic Gold Medal by defeating France, 64-21, at Wembley Stadium in London. https://t.co/aG4GFxsVGs

#OTD #Kentucky August 13, 1948 - The U.S. Olympic Basketball Team comprised of "The Fabulous Five," the legendary University of Kentucky Wildcats team of 1947-1948 won the Olympic Gold Medal by defeating France, 64-21, at Wembley Stadium in London. https://t.co/aG4GFxsVGs

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