This was 227th day of the year and 138 days remained in the year.
August 15 in History
Proctor & Gamble Company introduced Crisco vegetable shortening.
The Wizard of Oz premiered in Hollywood.
South Korea became the Republic of Korea.
Astronomers announced the discovery of the first solar system outside our own.
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