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1 August
Video killed the radio star as MTV debuted this day in 1981. http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/television 

2 August
Did you know August is National Water Quality Month? Learn more about water pollution here: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/water_pollution

3 August
Columbus set sail on his failed voyage to India, this day 1492. http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/columbus_christopher_1451_1506

4 August
Happy birthday, Barack Obama! http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/obama_barack_1961

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7 August
Celebrate national sea serpent day with this Leviathan Topic Page: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/leviathan

8 August
Happy birthday to the Dollar, created this day 1786! http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/money

9 August
Happy Book Lover's Day! Before you settle in with your favorite tome, read up on the history of books here: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/book

10 August
August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Vaccinate yourself against dubious resources with this Topic Page: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/immunization

11 August
Roots author Alex Haley was born this day in 1921! http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/haley_alex_1921_1990

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14 August
We're not kidding when we tell you it's National Goat Cheese Month http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/goat

15 August
Stressed out because you aren't sure how to celebrate National Relaxation Day? Try this Topic Page on Meditation: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/meditation

16 August
It was hard work patenting the 1st roller coaster in 1898, but it's been all downhill since. And uphill, and down... http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/amusement_park

17 August
Happy National Thrift Shop Day! http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/salvation_army

18 August
It might be Bad Poetry Day, but you can still research the masters here: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/poetry

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21 August
Happy Eclipse Day! http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/eclipse

22 August
Happy birthday author Annie Prouxl! Did you know she didn't publish her first book until she was in her 50's? http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/proulx_e_dna_annie

23 August
In 1784, the independent nation of Franklin formed to the west of North Carolina. Read about its leader John Sevier: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/sevier_john_1745_1815

24 August
It's National Peach Pie Day! Use this Topic Page if your memory of where the peach originated is a little fuzzy: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/peach

25 August
Wish starting a research project was as easy as waving a magic wand? Try Topic Pages like this one on magic: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/magic

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28 August
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I have a Dream" speech, this day 1963 http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/king_martin_1929_1968

29 August
Michael Jackson would have celebrated his 59th birthday today. Learn more about the King of Pop: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/jackson_michael_1958

30 August
Marc Anthony is said to have committed suicide this day 30BCE upon hearing #FakeNews that Cleopatra had died. http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/antony

31 August
Stressing out looking for anatomy sources? Take a deep breath and start your research with Topic Pages like this: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/respiratory_system