Star Map for Monday August 9, 1954

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On 09 August 1954

Birthdate of Ray Jennings, South African cricketer and coach; and Pete Thomas, English drummer.

100th anniversary

Henry David Thoreau publishes Walden..

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Abdi pekçi, Turkish journalist and activist (d. 1979).

10th anniversary

The United States Forest Service and the Wartime Advertising Council release posters featuring Smokey Bear for the first time..

Continuation War: The Vyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive, the largest offensive launched by Soviet Union against Finland during the Second World War, ends to a strategic stalemate. Both Finnish and Soviet troops at the Finnish front dug to defensive positions, and the front remains stable until the end of the war..

Birthdate of George Armstrong, English footballer (d. 2000); Patrick Depailler, French race car driver (d. 1980); Sam Elliott, American actor and producer; Patricia McKissack, American soldier, engineer, and author; and John Simpson, English journalist and author.

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Jonathan Kellerman, American psychologist and author; and Ted Simmons, American baseball player and coach.

Death of Edward Thorndike, American psychologist and academic (b. 1874).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of James Naughtie, Scottish journalist and radio host; and Steve Swisher, American baseball player and manager.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Prateep Ungsongtham Hata, Thai activist and politician.

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Kay Stenshjemmet, Norwegian speed skater; Jean Tirole, French economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate; and Roberta Tovey, English actress and singer.

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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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