On this day: August 15

POSTED: 09:13 PM PDT Aug 12, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 14, 2013 

The Panama Canal opens for business, "The Wizard of Oz" comes to Hollywood, World War II comes to an end, and "3 days of peace & music" starts up in Bethel, N.Y., all on this day.

OTD August 15 - Shannon Faulkner
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1995: In South Carolina, Shannon Faulkner becomes the first female cadet to enroll at The Citadel following a lawsuit against the military academy. She would drop out less than a week later.

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