On this day: August 23

Published On: Aug 22 2012 04:54:04 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 23 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT
Lunar Orbiter 1, first picture of Earth from space

King George gets fed up with the rebelling colonies, a silent film legend passes away, the Earth is ready for its closeup, and an earthquake jolts D.C., all on this day.