1882 – Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture debuts in Moscow, Russia.
1991 – Dissolution of the Soviet Union, August Coup: More than 100,000 people rally outside the Soviet Union’s parliament building protesting the coup aiming to depose President Mikhail Gorbachev
Final Space is an American animated space opera comedy-drama television series created by Olan Rogers for TBS and Cartoon Network’s late night programming block Adult Swim. The series involves an astronaut named Gary Goodspeed and his alien friend, Mooncake, and focuses on their intergalactic adventures as they try to solve the mystery of the titular “Final Space”.
A Sea of Shields (The Sorcerer’s Ring #10) by Morgan Rice (2013)
Gwendolyn gives birth to her and Thorgrin’s child, amidst powerful omens. With a son born to them, Gwendolyn and Thorgrin’s lives are changed forever, as is the destiny of the Ring.
Thor has no choice to but to embark to find his mother, to leave his wife and child and venture away from his homeland on a perilous quest that will have the very future of the Ring at stake.
Things get interesting and better in the second half of the series.
Where before there was an easy distinction between good and evil, now the lines are blurred. Characters are doing things that will have unforseen repercussions.
And in a surprise move, a major character is killed. What will happens next remains unclear as an easy villain has gone and the two main clans of the story are pitted against each other.
A Sky of Spells (The Sorcerer’s Ring #9) by Morgan Rice (2013)
With the Destiny Sword destroyed, and the fate of the Ring in the balance, Argon and Alistair will need to summon their magical powers to help Gwendolyn’s brave warriors. Yet even with their help, all could be lost if it were not for the return of Mycoples, and her new companion, Ralibar.
Now over half way through the series, and a lot of plot threads come to a conclusion. For the first time, the pace eases off and it seems that all is right for the heroes. But trouble is brewing at the Mill, and other places.
Herbert George Wells(21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English writer. He was prolific in many genres, writing dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, satire, biography, and autobiography, and even including two books on recreational war games. He is now best remembered for his science fiction novels and is often called the “father of science fiction”, along with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback.
The IBM Personal Computer, commonly known as the IBM PC was introduced on August 12, 1981. It was created by a team of engineers and designers under the direction of Don Estridge of the IBM Entry Systems Division in Boca Raton, Florida.
Currently on tour in the USA is this band. The two female leads match Christine McVie and Stevie Nicks almost note for note. The band is very tight and reproduces the 1975-1987 era of the band probably better that they sounded at the time.