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August 12, 1990

Sue Hendrickson discovers the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex Skelton found to date in South Dakota. The skeleton is called "Sue" in her honor and is on display at the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois.
August 12, 1990

August 9, 1939

Marian Anderson sings at the Lincoln Memorial to a crowd of approximately 75K after being denied the right to sing at Consititution Hall by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
August 9, 1939