This happened today, August 24..

Princess Carnecer, Editor

1814 – British troops set fire to the White House.

1964 – The Beatles released “Matchbox/Slow Down.”

 

 

 

 

 

1992 – Hurricane Andrew hit Florida, causing record damage.

1995 – Microsoft’s “Windows 95” went on sale.

 

 

 

 

 

2005 – The planet Pluto was reclassified as a “dwarf planet” by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).