MOMENTS IN TIME
Last updated 8/2/2022 at 3:36pm
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* On Aug. 3, 1977, “The Spy Who Loved Me,” starring Roger Moore as James Bond, is released in theaters. The film features one of the most memorable Bond vehicles of all time -- a sleek, powerful Lotus Esprit sports car that does double duty as a submarine.
* On Aug. 4, 1753, George Washington, a young Virginia planter, becomes a Master Mason, the highest basic rank in Freemasonry. The ceremony was held at the Masonic Lodge No. 4 in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Washington was 21 years old and would soon command his first military operation. Freemasons trace the origins...