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Calendars - August

Events 
  
August 1841 Henry Collen opens the first Calotype studio in London under a license from Henry Fox Talbot and uses the portraits as a starting point for miniatures.
6 August 1945ThumbnailAtomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in Japan. The tail gunner of the Enola Gay, Sgt. George R. Caron, took a roll of film of the detonation. 
9 August 1910 William Warnecke photographs the shooting of New York Mayor William Gaynor by J.J. Gallagher on the SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse. 
9 August 1945ThumbnailAtomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki in Japan. 
14 August 1945ThumbnailV-J Day ended the hostilities of the Second World War and was a time of celebrations for the Allies. The photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt catches the atmosphere of the occasion when anybody could kiss anybody and get away with it. The photograph is fascinating because of the numbers of people who claimed to be the sailor or the nurse involved to learn more about it go to http://www.life.com/Life/special/kiss01.html.
16 August 1954 First issue of Sports Illustrated (Vol.1 No.1) and includes a photograph by Mark Kauffman of the mile race between Dr. Roger Bannister (England) and Michael Landy (Australia) in Vancouver when both men beat the four minute barrier. 
19 August 1839ThumbnailDetails of the photographic process for creating Daguerreotypes is announced in France by François Arago, a widely respected member of the Académie des Sciences, at a meeting in Paris revealing the work of Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre and his inventions. In exchange for a state pension to Daguerre and the son of Niépce the process is given freely to the world. The process is taken up with enthusiasm and the period of Daguerreotypomania begins.
21 August 1968ThumbnailTanks from the Warsaw Pact invade Prague to crush a short-lived period of political freedom in Czechoslovakia - the Prague SpringJosef Koudelka documents the invasion and the photographs are widely published in the West although the name of the photographer is not given. In 1969 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award was awarded anonymously but it was not until sixteen years later that the identity of the photographer is acknowledged. On the fortieth anniversary of the invasion in 2008 Aperture publishes the book Invasion 68: Prague containing two hundred and fifty of the photographs Koudelka took.
 
  
Births 
  
John Charles Collins (1822, August - 1893, 20 August) 
Jack Delano (1914, 1 August - 1997) 
Rudolf Dührkoop (1848, 1 August - 1918) 
Josef Ehm (1909, 1 August - 1989) 
Jaromír Funke (1896, 1 August - 1945, 22 March) 
Mario Giacomelli (1925, 1 August - 2000, 25 November) 
Tod Papageorge (1940, 1 August - ) 
Louis-Désiré Blanquart-Evrard (1802, 2 August - 1872, 28 April) 
Aart Klein (1909, 2 August - 2001) 
Roger Scott (1944, 3 August - ) 
Lord Charles Stanhope (1753, 3 August - 1816, 15 December) 
Daniel Louis Mundy (1826, 4 August - 1881, 30 November) 
Susan Seubert (1970, 4 August - ) 
Hippolyte Blancard (1843, 5 August - 1924) 
Ron Rosenstock (1943, 5 August - ) 
Max Mathys (1933, 6 August - ) 
Richard Prince (1949, 6 August - ) 
Andy Warhol (1928, 6 August - 1987, 22 February) 
William B. Dyer (1860, 7 August - 1931, November) 
Rudolf Eickemeyer (1862, 7 August - 1932, 24 April) 
Lucien Hervé (1910, 7 August - 2007, 26 June) 
Sid Kaplan (1938, 7 August - ) 
Paul Roth (1966, 7 August - ) 
Ernest Withers (1922, 7 August - 2007, 15 October) 
Stanko Abadžic (1952, 8 August - ) 
Bob Davis (1944, 8 August - ) 
Kenneth Murray (1831, 8 August - 1901, 20 September) 
Frederic Thesiger Williams (1861, 8 August - 1902, 7 July) 
William Henry Stanley Crawford (1823, 10 August - 1883, 6 June) 
Robert Ashton (1950, 11 August - ) 
Abigail Heyman (1942, 11 August - ) 
Joel Salcido (1957, 11 August - ) 
Jindrich Styrsky (1899, 11 August - 1942, 21 March) 
Gabriele Basilico (1944, 12 August - ) 
Antoine Claudet (1797, 12 August - 1867, 27 December) 
Bill Jay (1940, 12 August - 2009, 10 May) 
Major General Sir Charles Metcalfe MacGregor (1840, 12 August - 1887, 5 February) 
Leon Van Loo (1841, 12 August - 1907, 10 January) 
Lorna Simpson (1960, 13 August - ) 
Ernest G. Boon (1864, 14 August - 1959, 17 May) 
Lucien Clergue (1934, 14 August - 2014, 15 November) 
Horst (1906, 14 August - 1999, 18 November) 
Clarence John Laughlin (1905, 14 August - 1985, 2 January) 
Alois Löcherer (1815, 14 August - 1862, 15 July) 
François Puyplat (1937, 14 August - ) 
Willy Ronis (1910, 14 August - 2009, 12 September) 
Paul Senn (1901, 14 August - 1953, 25 April) 
Toni Catany (1942, 15 August - ) 
Willy Maywald (1907, 15 August - 1985) 
Paul Outerbridge (1896, 15 August - 1958, 17 October) 
Dominic Rouse (1959, 15 August - ) 
Steve Fitch (1949, 16 August - ) 
George Goethe (1896, 16 August - 1977, 7 January) 
Ara Güler (1928, 16 August - ) 
Gabriel Lippmann (1845, 16 August - 1921, 13 July) 
Tina Modotti (1896, 16 August - 1942, 6 January) 
Leo Rubinfien (1953, 16 August - ) 
Ylla (1911, 16 August - 1955, 30 March) 
Adriano Heitmann (1951, 17 August - ) 
Lotte Jacobi (1896, 17 August - 1990, 6 May) 
Lida Moser (1920, 17 August - 2014, 12 August) 
Henri Le Secq (1818, 18 August - 1882, 26 December) 
Andrew James Scott (1817, 18 August - 1884, 21 October) 
Monique Jacot (1934, 19 August - ) 
A.J. Munby (1828, 19 August - 1910, 29 January) 
Jennifer Schlesinger (1974, 19 August - ) 
Athol Shmith (1914, 19 August - 1990, 21 October) 
Waldemar Franz Herman Titzenthaler (1869, 19 August - 1937, 7 March) 
Bernd Becher (1931, 20 August - 2007, 22 June) 
Arthur Burchett (1853, 20 August - 1927, 2 July) 
Ger Dekkers (1929, 21 August - ) 
Conn H. Irber (1911, 21 August - 1982, 20 June) 
Andrzej Maciejewski (1959, 21 August - ) 
William James Mullins (1860, 21 August - 1917, 17 January) 
José Ortiz-Echagüe (1886, 21 August - 1980, 7 September) 
Josephine Sacabo (1944, 21 August - ) 
Christian Schad (1894, 21 August - 1982, 25 February) 
Dr George Buist (1805, 22 August - 1860, 1 October) 
Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908, 22 August - 2004, 3 August) 
Jean-Charles Langlois (1789, 22 August - 1870, 24 March) 
Leni Riefenstahl (1902, 22 August - 2003, 8 September) 
Petr Strnad (1964, 23 August - ) 
Hector Garcia (1923, 23 August - 2012, 2 June) 
Keld Helmer-Petersen (1920, 23 August - 2013, 6 March) 
Galen Rowell (1940, 23 August - 2002, 11 August) 
Mark Cohen (1943, 24 August - ) 
Henry Harrison Gordon Hands (1841, 24 August - 1901, 2 September) 
Claudia Kunin (1954, 24 August - ) 
Arne Svenson (1952, 24 August - ) 
Harry Gruyaert (1941, 25 August - ) 
Michael Northrup (1948, 25 August - ) 
Micha Bar-Am (1930, 26 August - ) 
Man Ray (1890, 27 August - 1976, 18 November) 
Captain George William Playfair (1826, 27 August - 1875, 26 November) 
Jean-Philippe Charbonnier (1921, 28 August - 2004, 28 May) 
Nell Dorr (1893, 28 August - 1988) 
Louis Faurer (1916, 28 August - 2001, 2 March) 
Ugo Mulas (1928, 28 August - 1973, 2 March) 
Vittorio Sella (1859, 28 August - 1943, 12 August) 
William Ellis (1794, 29 August - 1872, 25 June) 
Markéta Luskacová (1944, 29 August - ) 
Zarina Bhimji (1963, 30 August - ) 
Terry Evans (1944, 30 August - ) 
Théophile Gautier (1811, 30 August - 1872, 23 October) 
Gustave Le Gray (1820, 30 August - 1884, 29 July) 
Henry Trotter (1841, 30 August - 1919, 25 September) 
Jed Devine (1944, 31 August - ) 
Steve Giovinco (1961, 31 August - ) 
Helen Levitt (1913, 31 August - 2009, 29 March) 
Amy Stein (1970, 31 August - ) 
Raoul Ubac (1910, 31 August - 1985, 24 March) 
 
  
Deaths 
  
Josephus Daniels (1927, 26 December - 2013, 1 August) 
George Miller Dyott (1883, 6 February - 1972, 2 August) 
Alexander Keighley (1861, 3 February - 1947, 2 August) 
Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908, 22 August - 2004, 3 August) 
Peter Keetman (1916, 27 April - 2005, 3 August) 
Edward Linley Sambourne (1844, 4 January - 1910, 3 August) 
Eugène Atget (1857 - 1927, 4 August) 
Toni Schneiders (1920, 13 May - 2006, 4 August) 
Lowell N. Miller (1914, 1 June - 1999, 5 August) 
Jerry Yulsman (1924, 8 February - 1999, 6 August) 
Thomas Andrew (1855, 19 January - 1939, 7 August) 
P.H. Oelman (1880, 7 July - 1957, 7 August) 
Giorgio Sommer (1834, 2 September - 1914, 7 August) 
George Brookwell (1866, 20 June - 1941, 8 August) 
Walter Chappell (1925, 8 June - 2000, 8 August) 
Roger Fenton (1819, 28 March - 1869, 8 August) 
Arnold Genthe (1869, 8 January - 1942, 9 August) 
Joe O'Donnell (1922, 7 May - 2007, 9/10 August) 
Heinrich Zille (1858, 10 January - 1929, 9 August) 
Dr Charles Richard Francis (1821, 12 January - 1901, 10 August) 
Allan Sekula (1951, 15 January - 2013, 10 August) 
Jabez Hughes (1819 - 1884, 11 August) 
Macedonio Melloni (1801, 11 April - 1854, 11 August) 
Galen Rowell (1940, 23 August - 2002, 11 August) 
Edward John Gayer (1833, 22 December - 1878, 12 August) 
William Mortensen (1897, 27 January - 1965, 12 August) 
Lida Moser (1920, 17 August - 2014, 12 August) 
Carl Pulfrich (1858, 24 September - 1929, 12 August) 
Vittorio Sella (1859, 28 August - 1943, 12 August) 
William Stanley Jevons (1835, 1 September - 1882, 13 August) 
Herman Leonard (1923, 6 March - 2010, 14 August) 
Nojima Yasuzõ (1889, 12 February - 1964, 14 August) 
Dr. John Anderson (1833, 4 October - 1900, 15 August) 
René Magritte (1898, 21 November - 1967, 15 August) 
Marshall Sigford (1910, 6 March - 2002, 15 August) 
Martine Franck (1938, 2 April - 2012, 16 August) 
Carl Mydans (1907, 20 May - 2004, 16 August) 
Anne Noggle (1922 - 2005, 16 August) 
Wilhelm Heinrich Immanuel Bleek (1827, 8 March - 1875, 17 August) 
John Pearson Nash (1828, 2 October - 1885, 17 August) 
Joseph Janvier Woodward (1833, 30 October - 1884, 17 August) 
Robert Brown (1833, 9 December - 1876, 18 August) 
Nelly's (1899 - 1998, 18 August) 
William E. Wilmerding (1858 - 1932, 18 August) 
Gustaf Dalman (1855, 9 June - 1941, 19 August) 
John Charles Collins (1822, August - 1893, 20 August) 
Marjorie Content (1895, 17 February - 1984, 20 August) 
Pierre Ichac (1901, 7 June - 1978, 20 August) 
James Lafayette (1853, 22 January - 1923, 20 August) 
Joe Rosenthal (1911, 9 October - 2006, 20 August) 
Platt D. Babbitt (1822, 22 May - 1879, 21 August) 
Ferdinando Ongania (1842, 18 July - 1911, 21 August) 
George Tosco Peppé (1848, 16 July - 1893, 21 August) 
Alfred Adams Mantell (1830 - 1911, 22 August) 
William Copeland McCalla (1872, 8 November - 1962, 22 August) 
John Phillips (1914, 13 November - 1996, 22 August) 
Theodor Scheimpflug (1865, 7 October - 1911, 22 August) 
Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898, 6 December - 1995, 23 August) 
William D. Murphy (1859 - 1935, 23 August) 
Alfred Woodrow Stanley Wingate (1861, 3 May - 1938, 23 August) 
George Michael James Giles (1853, 20 December - 1916, 24 August) 
Emmanuel Sougez (1889, 16 July - 1972, 24 August) 
Wilfred Thesiger (1910, 3 June - 2003, 24 August) 
Alfred M. Duggan-Cronin (1874, 17 May - 1954, 25 August) 
Tempest Anderson (1846, 7 December - 1913, 26 August) 
William A. Garnett (1916, 27 December - 2006, 26 August) 
Margaret Bourke-White (1904, 14 June - 1971, 27 August) 
W.E.B. Du Bois (1868, 23 February - 1963, 27 August) 
Gordon Matta-Clark (1943, 22 June - 1978, 27 August) 
Carlo Mollino (1905, 6 May - 1973, 27 August) 
Russell Lee (1903, 21 July - 1986, 28 August) 
Félix Teynard (1817, 14 January - 1892, 28 August) 
Doris Ulmann (1882, 29 May - 1934, 28 August) 
John E. Dumont (1856 - 1944, 29 August) 
Marc Riboud (1923, 24 June - 2016, 30 August) 
Ema Spencer (1857 - 1941, 30 August) 
Willi Baumeister (1889, 22 January - 1955, 31 August) 
Louis Ducos du Hauron (1837, 8 December - 1920, 31 August) 
Lucy Catherine Lloyd (1834, 7 November - 1914, 31 August) 
Nathan Lyons (1930, 10 January - 2016, 31 August) 
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