DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

08-31-2013 Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the first Supreme Court justice to officiate a same-sex marriage. She officiated marriage between Kennedy Center President Michael M. Kaiser and economist…

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Aug 31
2020
Aug 30
2020

People

08-30-1907 – 01-18-1996 Leonor Fini – Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Raised in Trieste, Italy by her mother, at the age of seventeen she moved to Milan and then to…

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08-29-1857 – 08-29-1928 Mary Garrett Hay – Born in Charlestown, Indiana. She was a suffragist, community organizer, and president of the Women’s City Club of New York and the Woman…

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Aug 29
2020
Aug 28
2020

People

08-28-1921 – 03-03-1991 Nancy Kulp – Born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She was an American character actress best known as Miss Jane Hathaway on the CBS television series The Beverly Hillbillies….

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08-27-1961 Tom Ford (born Thomas Carlyle Ford) – Born in Austin, Texas. He is an American fashion designer and film director. He gained international fame for his saving of Gucci…

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Aug 27
2020
Aug 27
2020

Events

08-27-2013 The Bernalillo County clerk’s office in Albuquerque, New Mexico begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, joining two other counties.                  …

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08-26-1904 – 01-04-1986 Christopher Isherwood – Born in Wyberslegh Hall, High Lane, Cheshire, England. He was an English novelist who embraced his attraction to men at an early age. While…

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Aug 26
2020
Aug 26
2020

Events

08-26-2013 New Mexico State District Judge Alan Malott rules that New Mexico’s constitution prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The judge declared same-sex marriage legal, ordering the clerk…

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People

08-25-1918 – 10-14-1990 Leonard Bernstein – Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated…

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Aug 25
2020
Aug 25
2020

Events

08-25-1939 The Wizard of Oz is released. A favorite of the gay community. Saying “I’m a friend of Dorothy’s” was a way to let others know you were gay in…

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