On Sunday, August 9, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln, along with his secretary John Hay, visited photographer Alexander Gardner’s new Washington, D.C. studio at 7th and D Street. It was there that Lincoln, who according to Hay was in good spirits, sat for Gardner for the fourth time, producing a number of new likenesses. Nine days after his sitting, Mr. Gardner received a letter signed by the president. (Follow link to read letter.)

On Sunday, August President Abraham Lincoln, along with his secretary John Hay, visited photographer Alexander Gardner’s new Washington, D. studio at and D Street.

Whitney Houston, Legend, RIP by Black History Album, via Flickr

Whitney Houston, Legend, RIP August 1963 - February What a beauty and such a great talent. Such a sad end.

This is the mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki. The cloud rose over 60,000 feet.

World's Lasts - worlds last

On August 1945 first atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. Then on August 1945 - Second Atomic Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki, Japan.

Richard Nixon departs from the White House before Gerald Ford was sworn in as President  By Oliver F. Atkins, Washington, DC, August 9, 1974

A picture from Marine One as Richard Nixon departs from the White House before Gerald Ford was sworn in as President, August "Oh fabjous day/Calloo, Callay." Lewis Carol, A in Wonderland.

John Mayer performs at Tinley Park on August 9, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.

John Mayer In Concert - Chicago, IL

John Mayer performs at Tinley Park on August 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.

On August 9, 1945, the mushroom cloud of the second atomic bomb ever used in warfare rose over Nagasaki, Japan.

America crimes On August the mushroom cloud of the second atomic bomb ever used in warfare rose over Nagasaki, Japan.

August 9, 1974, Nixon Resigns, Chicago Tribune. I remember this day. As a child, I felt sad for President Nixon. As an adult , I get it.

President Nixon and the Watergate scandal was a big deal in the It made the public distrust politicians even more than we did before. The distrust that we have now for politicians came from President Nixon and the Watergate Scandal.

[MARRIED] James Stewart, marrying former model Gloria Hatrick McLean (1918 - 1994) on August 9, 1949

[MARRIED] James Stewart, marrying former model Gloria Hatrick McLean - on August 1949 - best Hollywood couple ever!

Gerald R. Ford, 1913 - 2006, 38th President of the U.S.,  born Leslie Lynch King, Jr. in Omaha

President Gerald Ford, arms folded, in front of a United States Flag and the Presidential seal. Gerald Ford was the President. He was in offide August 1977

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