Ole Larson's Folks

No close family anniversaries. On this date in 1965, in Washington DC, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Voting Rights Act of that year, a major legislative victory for civil rights.

On a darker note, on 06 August 1945, in Hiroshima, Japan, the first atomic bomb was dropped by the US, killing an estimated 140,000 civilians.


5 August
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