August 15 The Solemnity of the Assumption - For hundreds of years, Catholics observed the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on August 15 — celebrating Mary’s being taken bodily to Heaven after her death — but it was not until 1950 that the Church proclaimed this teaching a dogma of the Church — one of the essential beliefs of the Catholic faith.
Four Black Tennis stars at the New York State Negro tennis championships, August 15, 1940. From left to right (the Corbis caption only names three): Jimmie McDaniels of Xavier U. and Los Angeles, CA (National Men’s singles and doubles champ). Flora Lomax and Detroit’s Public Parks Women’s doubles champ. Richard Cohen of Xavier U. and Denver CO., (partner of Jimmie McDaniels in Doubles and National men’s doubles champion).
Hillary Clinton wearing Chloé leather flats in Scranton, Pa., with Vice President Joe Biden. AP Images. Hillary Clinton continues to elevate her shoe game. The Democratic presidential nominee arrived in Scranton, Pa., today for a rally with Vice President Joe Biden. When Clinton stepped off the plane, we got a look at her shoes: a pair of Chloé nude leather Lauren flats. August 15, 2016