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Today is August 21st, 2018 and is a Tuesday.

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2001: The Red Cross announces that a famine is striking Tajikistan, and calls for international financial aid for Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

2001: NATO decides to send a peace-keeping force to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

1993: NASA loses contact with the Mars Observer spacecraft.

1992: Ruby Ridge Standoff in Idaho

1991: Coup attempt against Mikhail Gorbachev collapses.