Star Map for Wednesday August 8, 2018

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On 08 August 2018

500th anniversary

Birthdate of Conrad Lycosthenes, French-German scholar and author (d. 1561).

100th anniversary

World War I: The Battle of Amiens begins a string of almost continuous Allied victories with a push through the German front lines (Hundred Days Offensive)..

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Yvie Burnett, Scottish soprano; Aldo Calderón van Dyke, Honduran journalist (d. 2013); Abey Kuruvilla, Indian cricketer and coach; and Huey Morgan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist.

25th anniversary

The 7.8 Mw Guam earthquake shakes the island with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent), causing around $250 million in damage and injuring up to 71 people..

10th anniversary

A EuroCity express train en route from Kraków, Poland to Prague, Czech Republic strikes a part of a motorway bridge that had fallen onto the railroad track near Studénka railway station in the Czech Republic and derails, killing eight people and injuring 64 others..

Death of Orville Moody, American golfer (b. 1933).

5th anniversary

A suicide bombing at a funeral in the Pakistani city of Quetta kills at least 31 people..

Death of Karen Black, American actress (b. 1939); Johannes Bluyssen, Dutch bishop (b. 1926); Fernando Castro Pacheco, Mexican painter, engraver, and illustrator (b. 1918); Igor Kurnosov, Russian chess player (b. 1985); and Regina Resnik, American soprano and actress (b. 1922).

4th anniversary

Death of Menahem Golan, Israeli director and producer (b. 1929); Charles Keating, English-American actor (b. 1941); Leonardo Legaspi, Filipino archbishop (b. 1935); Peter Sculthorpe, Australian composer and conductor (b. 1929); and Red Wilson, American football and baseball player (b. 1929).

3rd anniversary

Eight people are killed in a shooting in Harris County, Texas..

Death of Christopher Marshall, English physician and biologist (b. 1948); Gus Mortson, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1925); and Sam S. Walker, American general (b. 1925).

2nd anniversary

Terrorists attack a government hospital in Quetta, Pakistan with a suicide blast and shooting, killing between 70 and 94 people, and injuring around 130 others..

1st anniversary

Death of Glen Campbell, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (b. 1936).

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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You will be given immediate access to six image files for each available color. Each image file is optimized for a different print size, from 21.6x27.9cm to 50x70cm. You will be given immediate access to six image files for each available color. Each image file is optimized for a different print size, from 8.5x11" to 18x24".

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