Star Map for Friday August 12, 1949

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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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Available sizes: 11x14", 16x20" or 18x24", 40x50cm or 50x70 cm, standard sizes so you will always find a frame that you like and that fits.

On 12 August 1949

Birthdate of Panagiotis Chinofotis, Greek admiral and politician; Mark Knopfler, Scottish-English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer; Lou Martin, Northern Irish pianist, songwriter, and producer (d. 2012); Alex Naumik, Lithuanian-Norwegian singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2013); and Rick Ridgeway, American mountaineer and photographer.

100th anniversary

Death of Albert Gallatin, Swiss-American ethnologist, linguist, and politician, 4th United States Secretary of the Treasury (b. 1761).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Ben Sealey, Trinidadian cricketer (d. 1963).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Derek Shackleton, English cricketer, coach, and umpire (d. 2007); and Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, Pakistani general and politician, 6th President of Pakistan (d. 1988).

Death of Sándor Bródy, Hungarian journalist and author (b. 1863).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of George Hamilton, American actor; Pam Kilborn, Australian track and field athlete; David King, South African chemist and academic; Sushil Koirala, Nepalese politician, 37th Prime Minister of Nepal (d. 2016); and Roy Romanow, Canadian lawyer and politician, 12th Premier of Saskatchewan.

5th anniversary

Waffen-SS troops massacre 560 people in Sant'Anna di Stazzema..

Nazi German troops end the week-long Wola massacre, during which time at least 40,000 people were killed indiscriminately or in mass executions..

Alençon is liberated by General Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, the first city in France to be liberated from the Nazis by French forces..

Death of Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., American lieutenant and pilot (b. 1915).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Dorothy E. Denning, American computer scientist and academic; and Ron Mael, American keyboard player and songwriter.

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Terry Nutkins, English television host and author (d. 2012).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Siddaramaiah, Indian lawyer and politician, 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka; and Graham J. Zellick, English academic and jurist.

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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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