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August in history


3 August 1963: The Great Train Robbery

The biggest robbery of all time


5 August 1966: A turning point for the Beatles

'Yellow Submarine' and 'Eleanor Rigby' appear on Revolver


29 August 2005: Hurricane Katrina strikes New Orleans

The worst natural disaster in modern US history


Summer bank holiday in the UK

The last Monday in August every year