Today in History – August 29

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Today in History – August 29

At approximately 6:10 a.m., Central Daylight Time, on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina, a Category 4 storm packing winds of 145 m.p.h., made landfall out of the Gulf of Mexico near Buras, Louisiana, and headed north towards the historic city of New Orleans, Louisiana, and the state of Mississippi. Continue reading.

Although descriptive not only of August 29, a 1939 interview “Human Kindness,” by author Anne Stevens, recorded a typical day at the Graham dairy farm in Georgetown, North Carolina. Continue reading.

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