Guitarist, vocalist, and new wave pioneer Elvis Costello.

Guitarist, vocalist, and new wave pioneer Elvis Costello.


August 25, 1954

Guitarist, vocalist, and new wave pioneer Elvis Costello is born in London, England.

August 26, 1939

The Brooklyn Dodgers host the Cincinnati Reds for the first Major League Baseball game that’s broadcast on television.

August 29, 2005

Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, killing more than 1,300 people and causing $150 billion in damage.

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