In 1964, Loretta Lynn gives birth to twins Patsy and Peggy in Nashville.
In 1930, Nashville' begins one of it's longest heat waves in history with four consecutive days with higher than 100 degrees.
One of the greatest stars honkytonk stars of country music, Webb Pierce who was best known locally for his silver-dollar studded auto and guitar-shaped swimming pools, was born August 8, 1921.
Loew's Theater, located in Downtown Nashville, is destroyed by fire on August 9th, 1967.
On Aug. 10, 1831, the 28-year-old William Driver was captain of the ship Charles Doggett gave the US flag it's name of Old Glory.
In 1952, Hank Williams is fired from the Opry.
Country singer George Hamilton was born in Memphis on August 12th, 1939.
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